Definition of egocentricity in US English:



  • See egocentric

    • ‘One can also postulate that much of a child's inability to deal with himself and the world comes from egocentricity.’
    • ‘He was an amazing bass player, better than many professional session musicians, and yet he had none of their attitude or egocentricity.’
    • ‘Part of the problem is that the egocentricity of childhood means that it sometimes takes years for us to really get to know our mothers as people.’
    • ‘We discover his alcoholism, his egocentricity, his collapsing marriage.’
    • ‘If you give charity 100 times, the repetition of the physical act breaks down your egocentricity and engrains the behavior of a more charitable person.’