What does ethnocentrism mean?

Definitions for ethnocentrismˌɛθ noʊˈsɛn trɪz əm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ethnocentrism(noun)

    belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group


  1. ethnocentrism(n.)

    a tendency to evaluate other people, activities, cultures, etc. primarily from the perspective of one's own as being superior.


  1. ethnocentrism(Noun)

    The tendency to look at the world primarily from the perspective of one's own culture.


  1. Ethnocentrism

    Ethnocentrism is judging another culture solely by the values and standards of one's own culture. The ethnocentric individual will judge other groups relative to his or her own particular ethnic group or culture, especially with concern to language, behavior, customs, and religion. These ethnic distinctions and subdivisions serve to define each ethnicity's unique cultural identity. Ethnocentrism may be overt or subtle, and while it is considered a natural proclivity of human psychology, it has developed a generally negative connotation.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ethnocentrism in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ethnocentrism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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