Translation of self-absorption in Spanish:


ensimismamiento, n.

Pronunciation /ˈˌsɛlf əbˈzɔrpʃən///


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    ensimismamiento masculine
    • However impressive its achievements, he writes, American social inequality and political paralysis, self-absorption and megalomania, are traits that make him glad to belong to another culture.
    • The yogi contemplating his navel often figures for Westerners as an object of amusement, being taken as a symptom of indolence or narcissistic self-absorption.
    • Rather than educating youngsters to climb out of their caricatured adolescent self-absorption, we appear to be encouraging their preoccupation with ‘how I feel’.
    • That struggle illustrates how broad-based culture, popular and vulgar, is far from being a mere distraction or a source of self-absorption.
    • Wolf's previous books were afflicted with their own share of self-absorption and ‘eclectic’ musings.
    • Meanwhile, boomer self-absorption is finally generating a little movement on the Social Security front, where the need for reform has been clear for 20 years now.
    • His self-absorption has been a lapse not only of judgment but of human decency.
    • The Church has lost a sense of mission, turning inwards in self-absorption, anxious to protect itself, forgetting that it is no more than a means to an end, the end being the Kingdom of God.
    • We must ask ourselves what purpose the sacrifices of so many on our behalf served - did they die in futility so that we could wallow in our life-repudiating self-absorption?
    • This more conventional, male-dominated reading is nevertheless subverted by each woman's narcissistic self-absorption.
    • The artist solemnly sends up the studied self-absorption and inherent self-delusion that seem to be characteristics of the masculine gender.
    • Making his way from a working class background to minor celebrity and seeming suburban bliss, he was eventually, irrevocably entangled in his own desire, his self-absorption and self-delusion.
    • Therapism celebrates emotional self-absorption and the sharing of feelings.
    • The most important is the myth of Narcissus, seen as the symbol of the youth's self-absorption.
    • Perusing the liberal press, I am struck by the mixture of utter confusion, self-absorption, cynicism and sheer ignorance which characterizes the commentary on the war in Afghanistan.
    • We are becoming a crazed culture of cheap criticism and pious moralizing, and in our self-absorption may well lose what we inherited from a better generation.
    • The 1990s produced a president perfectly suited to the time - a time of domesticity, triviality and self-absorption.
    • With or without leadership contests, the conference season brings out the narcissism and self-absorption of politicians to a degree the public can only find repellent.
    • ‘Shyness is not the same as self-absorption,’ she says.
    • In our collective frenzy of self-absorption, we forget the immense responsibility we accept when we choose to bring children into this world.