egocentric

[ee-goh-sen-trik, eg-oh-]
adjective
1.
having or regarding the self or the individual as the center of all things: an egocentric philosophy that ignores social causes.
2.
having little or no regard for interests, beliefs, or attitudes other than one's own; self-centered: an egocentric person; egocentric demands upon the time and patience of others.
noun
3.
an egocentric person.

Origin:
1895–1900; ego + -centric

egocentricity [ee-goh-sen-tris-i-tee, eg-oh-] , noun
egocentrism, noun
nonegocentric, adjective


2. self-absorbed, self-obsessed.


2. altruistic, unselfish.
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egocentric (ˌiːɡəʊˈsɛntrɪk, ˌɛɡ-)
 
adj
1.  regarding everything only in relation to oneself; self-centred; selfish
2.  philosophy pertaining to a theory in which everything is considered in relation to the self: an egocentric universe
 
n
3.  a self-centred person; egotist
 
egocen'tricity
 
n

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egocentric
1900, from ego + -centric. Related: Egocentricity; egocentrism.
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egocentric e·go·cen·tric (ē'gō-sěn'trĭk, ěg'ō-)
adj.
Marked by extreme concentration of attention upon oneself; self-centered.


e'go·cen'tric n.
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egocentric [(ee-goh-sen-trik)]

Preoccupied with one's own concerns.

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Example sentences
They are notoriously egocentric and selfish.
He is hastily generalizing from his egocentric point of view.
We have historically been very egocentric in our view of the universe which
  leaves us to not see the forest for the trees.
Certainly the title is a little grand and the tone egocentric.
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