[ee-goh-sen-trik, eg-oh-] /ˌi goʊˈsɛn trɪk, ˌɛg oʊ-/
having or regarding the self or the individual as the center of all things:
an egocentric philosophy that ignores social causes.
having little or no regard for interests, beliefs, or attitudes other than one’s own; self-centered:
an egocentric person; egocentric demands upon the time and patience of others.
an egocentric person.
regarding everything only in relation to oneself; self-centred; selfish
(philosophy) pertaining to a theory in which everything is considered in relation to the self: an egocentric universe
a self-centred person; egotist
1900, from ego + -centric. Related: Egocentricity; egocentrism.
egocentric e·go·cen·tric (ē’gō-sěn’trĭk, ěg’ō-)
Marked by extreme concentration of attention upon oneself; self-centered.
Preoccupied with one’s own concerns.
[ee-goh-dis-ton-ik, eg-oh-] /ˈi goʊ dɪsˈtɒn ɪk, ˈɛg oʊ-/ adjective, Psychiatry. 1. of or relating to aspects of one’s behavior or attitudes viewed as inconsistent with one’s fundamental beliefs and personality (contrasted with ). ego-dystonic adj. Repugnant to or at variance with the aims of the ego.
- Ego-dystonic homosexuality
ego-dystonic homosexuality n. A psychosexual disorder in which an individual has persistent distress associated with same-sex preference and is unable to initiate or maintain heterosexual relationships, usually experiencing a strong need to change the behavior or, at least, to alleviate the distress associated with the homosexual preference.
noun, Psychoanalysis. 1. a more or less conscious ideal of personal excellence derived from a composite image of the characteristics of persons, initially those of the parents, with whom the individual identifies. noun 1. (psychoanal) an internal ideal of personal perfection that represents what one wants to be rather than what one ought to be […]
- Ego identity
ego identity n. The sense of oneself as a distinct continuous entity.