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egocentrism

/ (ˌiːɡəʊˈsɛntrɪzəm, ˌɛɡəʊ-) /
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noun
the condition or fact of being egocentric
psychol a stage in a child's development characterized by lack of awareness that other people's points of view differ from his own
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How to use egocentrism in a sentence

  • We must forswear egocentrism; we must stop making obeisance to materialism; we must cease striving for success, comfort, or power.

    Idling in Italy|Joseph Collins
  • Setting yourself up as someone superior to the Strategy Board is the most antisocial type of egocentrism imaginable.

    The Highest Treason|Randall Garrett
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