egoistic

[ee-goh-is-tik, eg-oh-]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or of the nature of egoism.
2.
being centered in or preoccupied with oneself and the gratification of one's own desires; self-centered (opposed to altruistic ).
Also, egoistical.


Origin:
1825–35; egoist + -ic

egoistically, adverb
antiegoistic, adjective
antiegoistical, adjective
antiegoistically, adverb
nonegoistic, adjective
nonegoistical, adjective
nonegoistically, adverb
unegoistical, adjective
unegoistically, adverb
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egoist (ˈiːɡəʊɪst, ˈɛɡ-)
 
n
1.  a person who is preoccupied with his own interests; a selfish person
2.  a conceited person; egotist
3.  ethics a person who lives by the values of egoism
 
egoistic
 
adj
 
egoistical
 
adj
 
egoistically
 
adv

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Example sentences
The former could be ugly while the latter could be egoistic.
First, desire in itself does not make a motive egoistic.
We paid a huge price which is from a purely egoistic perspective not
  justifiable.
His answer is characteristically lacking in egoistic justifications, or sly
  academic boasting.
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