[ soh-see-oh-sen-trik, soh-shee- ]

  1. oriented toward or focused on one's own social group.

  2. tending to regard one's own social group as superior to others.

  1. socially oriented.

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-/, noun
  • so·ci·o·cen·trism, noun

Words Nearby sociocentric Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023