egocentric


ego·cen·tric

adjective \ˌē-gō-ˈsen-trik also ˌe-\

: caring too much about yourself and not about other people

Full Definition of EGOCENTRIC

1
:  concerned with the individual rather than society
2
:  taking the ego as the starting point in philosophy
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 \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
ego·cen·tric·i·ty \-ˌsen-ˈtri-sə-tē\ noun
ego·cen·trism \-ˈsen-ˌtri-zəm\ noun

Examples of EGOCENTRIC

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

First Known Use of EGOCENTRIC

1894

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