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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishegoisme‧go‧is‧m /ˈiːɡəʊɪzəm, ˈeɡ- $ -ɡoʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  SELFISHegotismegoist noun [countable]egoistic /ˌiːɡəʊˈɪstɪk◂, ˌeɡ- $ -ɡoʊ-/ adjective
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egoismThe most extravagant possibilities of an egoism which both enhances and distorts awareness spring from the appetite for power.Extinguish egoism, with its desires and fears, and Nirvana is immediately ours!The human species has not fully attained the goals proper to it, because of its self-entrapment in egoism and destructive desire.But for all his jaundiced egoism and florid cynicism, Rice is not a bad man.The psychopath, even so, falls far short of the ideal of philosophical egoism.Yet how could such political egoism be sustained in the face of industrial society, whose appalling realities so soon appeared?If finally I become wholly submerged in this solipsism there could be no other rational ethic for me than egoism.But it would not be the egoism imposed temporally by external necessity on the two men in the boat.
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