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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Word of the Day 01/19/11

e·go·cen·tric

[ee-goh-sen-trik, eg-oh-] 
–adjective
1.having or regarding the self or the individual as the center of all things: an egocentric philosophy that ignores social causes.
2.having little or no regard for interests, beliefs, or attitudes other than one's own; self-centered: an egocentric person; egocentric demands upon the time and patience of others.
–noun
3.an egocentric person.

Origin:
1895–1900; ego  + -centric
e·go·cen·tric·i·ty [ee-goh-sen-tris-i-tee, eg-oh-] , noun
e·go·cen·trism, noun
non·e·go·cen·tric, adjective

2.  self-absorbed, self-obsessed.
2.  altruistic, unselfish.

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