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privatism

[prahy-vuh-tiz-uh m]
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noun
  1. concern with or pursuit of one's personal or family interests, welfare, or ideals to the exclusion of broader social issues or relationships.

Origin of privatism

First recorded in 1945–50; private + -ism
Related formspri·va·tist, noun, adjectivepri·va·tis·tic, adjective
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