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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishegocentrice‧go‧cen‧tric /ˌiːɡəʊˈsentrɪk◂, ˌeɡ- $ -ɡoʊ-/ adjective  SELFISHthinking only about yourself and not about what other people might need or want syn self-centredegocentricity /ˌiːɡəʊsenˈtrɪsəti, ˌeɡ- $ -ɡoʊ-/ noun [countable, uncountable]
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egocentricHe was a man of undoubted genius, but bad-tempered, egocentric, and impossible to live with.Young children's egocentric behaviour is assimilation since they are incapable of seeing anything except from their own point of view.Still, the egocentric child typically lacks any appreciation or knowledge of the game from a social point of view.The earlier humanitarian Ahab no longer concerns himself with humanity but devotes himself to his own egocentric desires.The sensorimotor child is initially egocentric in that he lacks differentiation between the self as an object and other objects.Fox plays an egocentric movie star.The most extreme form of dramatic playing would be egocentric play.Older children are less egocentric than younger ones, and more willing to accept other people's ideas.With this awareness, children begin to accommodate to others, and egocentric thought begins to give way to social pressure.
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