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egocentric

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adjective ego·cen·tric \ˌē-gō-ˈsen-trik also ˌe-\

Simple Definition of egocentric

  • : caring too much about yourself and not about other people

Full Definition of egocentric

  1. 1 :  concerned with the individual rather than society

  2. 2 :  taking the ego as the starting point in philosophy

  3. 3 a :  limited in outlook or concern to one's own activities or needs b :  self-centered, selfish

egocentric noun
ego·cen·tri·cal·ly play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
ego·cen·tric·i·ty play \-ˌsen-ˈtri-sə-tē\ noun
ego·cen·trism play \-ˈsen-ˌtri-zəm\ noun

Examples of egocentric

  1. <the cult attracts egocentric people who are preoccupied with reaching their potential as individuals>



1894

First Known Use of egocentric

1894



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