egoism

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

ego·ism

noun \ˈē-gə-ˌwiz-əm also ˈeg-ə-\

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

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