egoistic

[ ee-goh-is-tik, eg-oh- ]
/ ˌi goʊˈɪs tɪk, ˌɛg oʊ- /

adjective

pertaining to or of the nature of egoism.
being centered in or preoccupied with oneself and the gratification of one's own desires; self-centered (opposed to altruistic).

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Also e·go·is·ti·cal.

Origin of egoistic

First recorded in 1825–35; egoist + -ic

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