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e·go·cen·tric

 (ē′gō-sĕn′trĭk)
adj.
1. Holding the view that the ego is the center, object, and norm of all experience.
2.
a. Confined in attitude or interest to one's own needs or affairs.
b. Caring only about oneself; selfish.
3. Philosophy
a. Viewed or perceived from one's own mind as a center.
b. Taking one's own self as the starting point in a philosophical system.

e′go·cen′tric n.
e′go·cen′tric·al·ly adv.
e′go·cen·tric′i·ty (-trĭs′ĭ-tē), e′go·cen′trism n.

egocentric

(ˌiːɡəʊˈsɛntrɪk; ˌɛɡ-) or

egocentrical

adj
1. regarding everything only in relation to oneself; self-centred; selfish
2. (Philosophy) philosophy pertaining to a theory in which everything is considered in relation to the self: an egocentric universe.
n
a self-centred person; egotist
ˌegocenˈtricity n

e•go•cen•tric

(ˌi goʊˈsɛn trɪk, ˌɛg oʊ-)

adj.
1. regarding the self or the individual as the center of all things.
2. having little or no regard for interests or feelings other than one's own; self-centered.
n.
3. an egocentric person.
[1895–1900]
e`go•cen′tri•cal•ly, adv.
e`go•cen•tric′i•ty (-ˈtrɪs ɪ ti) n.
e`go•cen′trism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.egocentric - a self-centered person with little regard for others
selfish person - a person who is unusually selfish
Adj.1.egocentric - limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
selfish - concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others; "Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights"- Maria Weston Chapman

egocentric

adjective self-centred, vain, selfish, narcissistic, self-absorbed, egotistical, inward looking, self-important, self-obsessed, self-seeking, egoistic, egoistical a vain and egocentric young woman

egocentric

adjective
1. Concerned with the person rather than with society:
2. Concerned only with oneself:
Idiom: wrapped up in oneself.
noun
A conceited, self-centered person:
Informal: swellhead.
Translations
أناني، ذاتي المَرْكِز
egocentriskselvoptaget
égocentriqueégocentriste
אגוצנטרי
sjálfselskur

egocentric

[ˌegəʊˈsentrɪk] ADJegocéntrico

egocentric

[ˌiːgəʊˈsɛntrɪk ˌɛgəʊˈsɛntrɪk] adj (= self-centred) → égocentrique

egocentric(al)

ego

(ˈiːgəu) , (ˈegou) noun
1. personal pride. His criticism wounded my ego.
2. the part of a person that is conscious and thinks; the self.
egocentric (egəˈsentrik) , ((American) i:gou-) adjective
interested in oneself only.
ˈegoism (ˈe-) , ((American) i:-) noun
selfishness.
ˈegoist (ˈe-) , ((American) ˈi:-) noun
ˌegoˈistic, egoˈistical adjective

e·go·cen·tric

a. egocéntrico-a, concentrado-a en sí mismo-a.

egocentric

adj egocéntrico
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