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    "Self-centered" and "full of oneself"



    Do "Self-centered" and "full of oneself" have something in common? Could "Having enough time for others" be suitable antonym?

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    Re: "Self-centered" and "full of oneself"

    To be self-centered is to be selfish, to only worry about how things affect you. To behave in the way that benefits you.

    To be full of yourself is to have a very high estimation of your own abilities and worth.

    They are not the same thing, but are often found together.

    The opposite of a self-centered person is someone who is caring and altruistic.

    The opposite of someone who is full of himself is a humble person.

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    Re: "Self-centered" and "full of oneself"

    Someone who is full of himself might have plenty of time for others, especially if he spends that time making sure they know how amazing he is!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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