Medical Dictionary

egoism

noun ego·ism \ˈē-gə-ˌwiz-əm also ˈeg-ə-\

Medical Definition of EGOISM

1
a :  a doctrine that individual self-interest is the actual motive of all conscious action b :  a doctrine that individual self-interest is the valid end of all actions
2
:  excessive concern for oneself without exaggerated feelings of self-importance—compare egotism
ego·ist \-wəst\ noun
ego·is·tic \ˌē-gə-ˈwis-tik also ˌeg-ə-\ also ego·is·ti·cal \-ti-kəl\ adjective
ego·is·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
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