- Ethnocentrism is defined as a belief in the superiority of your own ethnic group.
The belief that your own ethnic group is smarter than all other ethnic groups is an example of ethnocentrism.
the belief that one's own ethnic group, nation, or culture is superior
Origin of ethnocentrismethno- + centr(o)- + -ism
- Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group.
- Overriding concern with ethnicity.
ethno- + -centrism