[ adjective ] 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

Used in print

(Philip Reaves, "Who Rules the Marriage Bed?"...)

When a husband is sexually selfish and heedless of his wife 's desires , she is cheated of the fulfillment and pleasure nature intended for her .

He must begin , paradoxically , by becoming more selfish .