egoistic hedonism

noun

: the ethical theory that achieving one's own happiness is the proper goal of all conduct

Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of egoistic hedonism was in 1874

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“Egoistic hedonism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/egoistic%20hedonism. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

egoistic hedonism

noun
: the ethical theory that the valid aim of right conduct is one's own happiness
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