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sociocentric

[ soh-see-oh-sen-trik, soh-shee- ]
/ ˌsoʊ si oʊˈsɛn trɪk, ˌsoʊ ʃi- /
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adjective

oriented toward or focused on one's own social group.
tending to regard one's own social group as superior to others.
socially oriented.

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Origin of sociocentric

First recorded in 1880–85; socio- + -centric

OTHER WORDS FROM sociocentric

so·ci·o·cen·tric·i·ty [soh-see-oh-sen-tris-i-tee, soh-shee-], /ˌsoʊ si oʊ sɛnˈtrɪs ɪ ti, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/, nounso·ci·o·cen·trism, noun
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Medical definitions for sociocentric

sociocentric
[ sō′sē-ō-sĕntrĭk, -shē- ]

adj.

Oriented toward society; outgoing.
Regarding one's own social group as superior to that of others.
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