Egocentric definition

ēgō-sĕntrĭk
An egocentric person.
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Viewing everything in relation to oneself; self-centered.
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Holding the view that the ego is the center, object, and norm of all experience.
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Confined in attitude or interest to one's own needs or affairs.
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The definition of egocentric is self-centered and is someone who thinks only about himself or who thinks the world revolves around him.

An example of someone who would be described as egocentric is a selfish person who plans his dinner party menu around his favorites, not taking into consideration the needs of his guests.

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Caring only about oneself; selfish.
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Viewed or perceived from one's own mind as a center.
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Taking one's own self as the starting point in a philosophical system.
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(philos.) Based on the belief that the world exists or can be known only in relation to the individual's mind.
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Relating to spatial representations: linked to a reference frame based on one's own location within the environment (as when giving the direction as "right" rather than "north"); opposed to allocentric.
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A person who is egocentric.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
egocentric
Plural:
egocentrics