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e·go·ist

 (ē′gō-ĭst)
n.
1. One devoted to one's own interests and advancement; an egocentric person.
2. An egotist.
3. An adherent of egoism.

e′go·is′tic, e′go·is′ti·cal adj.
e′go·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.egoistic - 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
altruistic, selfless - showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others

egoistic

adjective
1. Concerned with the person rather than with society:
2. Concerned only with oneself:
Idiom: wrapped up in oneself.
Translations
egoistiskselvoptaget
egoistinenitsekäsitsekeskeinen
eigingjarn, sjálfselskur

egoistic

[ˌiːgəʊˈɪstɪk ˌɛgəʊˈɪstɪk] adj (= egotistic) → égoïste

egoistic

[ˌɛgəʊˈɪstɪk] egoistical [ˌɛgəʊˈɪstɪkl] adjegoista, egoistico/a

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

egoistic

adj egoísta
References in classic literature ?
My love keeps growing more passionate and egoistic, while his is waning and waning, and that's why we're drifting apart.
The implied reproaches against her father--her father, who was lying there in a sort of living death--neutralized all her pity for griefs about tablecloths and china; and her anger on her father's account was heightened by some egoistic resentment at Tom's silent concurrence with her mother in shutting her out from the common calamity.
It was one of those rigid principles, and no petty egoistic feeling, which had been the ground of Nancy's difficult resistance to her husband's wish.
His experience was of that pitiable kind which shrinks from pity, and fears most of all that it should be known: it was that proud narrow sensitiveness which has not mass enough to spare for transformation into sympathy, and quivers thread-like in small currents of self-preoccupation or at best of an egoistic scrupulosity.
If Anthony's love had been as egoistic as love generally is, it would have been greater than the egoism of his vanity--or of his generosity, if you like--and all this could not have happened.
These competing hypotheses were tested using similar manipulations by including the egoistic motives of oneness, sadness, and personal distress in a model which also included empathie concern (Maner et al.
In a world increasingly becoming merciless, violent, divided, and egoistic, can we still "shine like stars" and become beacons of hope?
Artists are supposed to be strong, stubborn personalities, eccentric at best, egoistic at worst.
Gilani said New Delhi's narratives reflect negative and egoistic approach.
In the 2000s, after IMF in South Korea, catchphrases such as "Competence is everything" and "Be rich" urged citizens to become more competitive and more egoistic.
The BSP supremo said that both Narendra Modi and Amit Shah have, in their political "arrogance", behaved in an egoistic manner to which she said that "we condemn this kind of attitude, because it doesn't seem like the BJP is going to improve in its constituency and we need to make sure that this kind of carelessness doesn't happen again.
Rama gets to know that the thief is very egoistic and only way to find him is to challenge his ego.