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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 self·ish /ˈsɛlfɪʃ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 self·ish /ˈsɛlfɪʃ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Self·ish a.
 1. Caring supremely or unduly for one's self; regarding one's own comfort, advantage, etc., in disregard, or at the expense, of those of others.
    They judge of things according to their own private appetites and selfish passions.   --Cudworth.
    In that throng of selfish hearts untrue.   --Keble.
 2. Ethics Believing or teaching that the chief motives of human action are derived from love of self.
    Hobbes and the selfish school of philosophers.   --Fleming.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : concerned chiefly or only with yourself; "Selfish men
            were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the
            sacred cause of civil rights"- Maria Weston Chapman
            [ant: unselfish]