sociocentric

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

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.

Nearby words

  1. socinus,
  2. socinus, faustus,
  3. socio-,
  4. socio-economic,
  5. sociobiology,
  6. sociocracy,
  7. sociocultural,
  8. sociodrama,
  9. socioeconomic,
  10. socioeconomic status

Compare egocentric.

Origin of sociocentric

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

Related formsso·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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Medicine 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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