egocentric egocentric adj. having an attitude which is almost exclusively concerned with one's own needs or desires.

Syn: egoistical, self-centered, self-centred. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • egocentric — EGOCÉNTRIC, Ă, egocentrici, ce, adj. (Despre oameni; adesea substantivat) Care priveşte totul prin prisma intereselor şi a sentimentelor personale, care se consideră centrul universului; (despre manifestările oamenilor) care trădează o asemenea… …   Dicționar Român

  • egocentric — n. a self centered person with little regard for others. Syn: egoist. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • egocentric — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ self centred. ► NOUN ▪ an egocentric person. DERIVATIVES egocentrically adverb egocentricity noun egocentrism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • egocentric — [ē΄gō sen′trik, eg΄ōsen′trik] adj. 1. viewing everything in relation to oneself; self centered 2. Philos. based on the belief that the world exists or can be known only in relation to the individual s mind n. an egocentric person egocentrically… …   English World dictionary

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  • egocentric — 1900, from EGO (Cf. ego) + CENTRIC (Cf. centric). Related: Egocentricity; egocentrism …   Etymology dictionary

  • egocentric — [adj] thinking very highly of oneself conceited, egoistic, egoistical, egomaniacal, egotistic, egotistical, individualist, individualistic, megalomaniac, narcissistic, pompous, self absorbed, self centered, self concerned, self indulgent, self… …   New thesaurus

  • egocentric — egocentricity /ee goh sen tris i tee, eg oh /, n. egocentrism, n. /ee goh sen trik, eg oh /, adj. 1. having or regarding the self or the individual as the center of all things: an egocentric philosophy that ignores social causes. 2. having little …   Universalium

  • egocentric — Marked by extreme concentration of attention upon oneself, i.e., self centered. Cf.:allocentric. SYN: egotropic. [ego + G. kentron, center] * * * ego·cen·tric .ē gō sen trikalso .eg ō adj 1) limited in outlook or concern to one s own activities… …   Medical dictionary

  • egocentric — [[t]i͟ːgoʊse̱ntrɪk, e̱g [/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) Someone who is egocentric thinks only of themselves and their own wants, and does not consider other people. He was egocentric, a man of impulse who expected those around him to serve him.… …   English dictionary

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