contemplate (one's) navel(redirected from contemplate one's navel)
contemplate (one's) navel
To be excessively focused on one's personal problems or concerns. Good luck getting John's attention—he's too busy contemplating his navel to help anybody else.
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contemplate your navelspend time complacently considering yourself or your own interests; concentrate on one issue at the expense of a wider view.
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