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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others;
[syn: opportunism, self-interest, self-seeking, expedience]

2. concern for your own interests and welfare;
[syn: egoism, egocentrism, self-interest, self-concern, self-centeredness]

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Self-interest \Self`-in"ter*est\, n. Private interest; the interest or advantage of one's self. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

self-interest n 1: taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others [syn: opportunism, self- interest, self-seeking, expedience] 2: concern for your own interests and welfare [syn: egoism, egocentrism, self-interest, self-concern, self- centeredness] [ant: altruism, selflessness]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "self-interest": acquisitiveness, autism, careerism, ego, ego trip, egocentricity, egocentrism, egoism, egoisticalness, egotism, egotisticalness, graspingness, greed, individualism, interest, narcissism, personal aims, personal ambition, personal desires, personalism, possessiveness, privatism, remoteness, self-absorption, self-admiration, self-advancement, self-centeredness, self-centerment, self-consideration, self-containment, self-devotion, self-esteem, self-indulgence, self-interestedness, self-jealousy, self-occupation, self-pleasing, self-seeking, self-serving, self-solicitude, self-sufficiency, selfishness, selfism