sociocentricity

sociocentric

[soh-see-oh-sen-trik, soh-shee-]
adjective
1.
oriented toward or focused on one's own social group.
2.
tending to regard one's own social group as superior to others.
3.
socially oriented.
Compare egocentric.


Origin:
1880–85; socio- + -centric

sociocentricity [soh-see-oh-sen-tris-i-tee, soh-shee-] , noun
sociocentrism, noun
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sociocentric so·ci·o·cen·tric (sō'sē-ō-sěn'trĭk, -shē-)
adj.

  1. Oriented toward society; outgoing.

  2. Regarding one's own social group as superior to that of others.

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