egocentrism

(noun) Concern for your own interests and wellbeing over all others; self-centeredness.

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  • Plural: egocentrisms
  • Altruism is the opposite of egocentrism.
  • Also called:
    • egocentricity
    • egoism
    • individualism
    • self-centered
    • self-centeredness
    • self-interest
  • An (noun) egocentrist exhibits egocentrism (adverb) egocentristically in an (adjective) egocentric or (adjective) egocentristic manner.

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