egocentrism egocentrism n. the personality trait that causes one to attempt to get personal recognition for oneself (especially by unacceptable means).

Syn: egoism, self-interest, self-concern, self-centeredness. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • egocentrism — ego·cen·trism sen .triz əm n 1) EGOCENTRICITY 2) the effort to get personal recognition esp. by socially unacceptable behavior …   Medical dictionary

  • egocentrísm — s. n …   Romanian orthography

  • egocentrism — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Concern only for oneself: egocentricity, egoism, egomania, self absorption, self centeredness, self involvement, selfishness. See SELF …   English dictionary for students

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