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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." She went on musing.
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.
Nadine Lustre plays Eya, a young girl so desperate to make ends meet that she decides to work as the personal assistant of Cross (James Reid), the egoistic and popular boy in school.
Most leaders are infected with this syndrome and egoistic sickness to remain influential and powerful.
KARACHI -- Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Information Secretary Maula Bakhsh Chandio said on Wednesday that 'egoistic decisions by PM Imran are damaging the democratic institutions and parliament'.
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Attacking the ruling BJP for what she called 'communal, castiest, and RSS-influenced policies," she said the Congress is responsible for the saffron party's rise and its "dictatorial and egoistic rule" rule in most of the states and at the Centre.
It scrutinises Sen's concept of actions "based on sympathy' and examines his claim that they are "egoistic' (1977, p.
Saad Qureshi told reporter here on Wednesday that he is playing in the name of Waleed while performing as an egoistic person.