Definitions for egocentrism

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•go•cen•tricˌi goʊˈsɛn trɪk, ˌɛg oʊ-(adj.)

  1. regarding the self or the individual as the center of all things.

  2. having little or no regard for interests or feelings other than one's own; self-centered.

  3. (n.)an egocentric person.

Origin of egocentric:

1895–1900

e`go•cen′trism(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. egoism, egocentrism, self-interest, self-concern, self-centeredness(noun)

    concern for your own interests and welfare

Wiktionary

  1. egocentrism(Noun)

    The constant following of one's egotistical desires to an extreme, usually involving a severe lack of extroverted tendencies.

Freebase

  1. Egocentrism

    Egocentrism is characterized by preoccupation with one's own internal world. Egocentrics regard themselves and their own opinions or interests as being the most important or valid. Self-relevant information is seen to be more important in shaping one’s judgments than do thoughts about others and other-relevant information. Egocentric people are unable to fully understand or to cope with other people's opinions and the fact that reality can be different from what they are ready to accept.

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