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[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.
/ˌiːɡəʊˈsɛntrɪk; ˌɛɡ-/
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.
e’go·cen’tric n.
egocentric [(ee-goh-sen-trik)]

Preoccupied with one’s own concerns.


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