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


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

Origin of sociocentric

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

Related forms

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for sociocentric


[ sō′sē-ō-sĕntrĭk, -shē- ]


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