1. A trend of the modern era 2007+ that refers to the transitional stage that year 9 students go through as they move from the 'being part of the group' stage to 'there is no one else in the "youniverse" stage.
2. A term to describe 15 year olds who, for some strange reason, cannot hear another persons voice.
I left the class room with half my students, the selfabsorbs however, didn't realize we had left for over half an hour.