Definition of allocentric in English:

allocentric

adjective

Psychology
  • Psychology. Concentrating on or interested in external objects in themselves, rather than in regard to their relation or relevance to oneself.

Origin

Early 20th century (in an earlier sense). From allo- + -centric.

Pronunciation

allocentric

/ˌalə(ʊ)ˈsɛntrɪk/