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egocentric

 [e″go-sen´trik]
self-centered, conceited, egotistical; preoccupied with one's own interests and needs; lacking concern for others.

e·go·cen·tric

(ē'gō-sen'trik),
Marked by extreme concentration of attention on oneself, that is, self-centered. Compare: allocentric.
Synonym(s): egotropic
[ego + G. kentron, center]

egocentric

/ego·cen·tric/ (-sen´trik) self-centered; preoccupied with one's own interests and needs; lacking concern for others.

egocentric

[ē′gōsen′trik]
Etymology: Gk, ego + kentron, center
1 adj, regarding the self as the center, object, and norm of all experience and having little regard for the needs, interests, ideas, and attitudes of others.
2 n, a person possessing these characteristics.

e·go·cen·tric

(ē'gō-sen'trik)
Marked by extreme concentration of attention on oneself, i.e., self-centered.
Synonym(s): egotropic.

e·go·cen·tric

(ē'gō-sen'trik)
Marked by extreme self-concentration.
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