Definition of egocentrism in US English:

egocentrism

noun

  • See egocentric

    • ‘This adolescent egocentrism and its belief systems account for much of the reckless behaviour of some teens.’
    • ‘Studies have found adolescent egocentrism to be more prevalent among females than males and to continue into late adolescence.’
    • ‘But his vanity, pettiness and egocentrism exasperated even his closest friends.’
    • ‘The movie understands, therefore, the egocentrism that powers the desire to write and the ruthlessness required to see it through.’
    • ‘One often hears of growing concerns about the egocentrism, antisocial attitudes, and lack of morals of adolescents.’

Pronunciation

egocentrism

/ˌiɡoʊˈsɛnˌtrɪzəm//ˌēɡōˈsenˌtrizəm/