egocentric egocentric  /ˌi ɡoʊ ˈsɛn trɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a self-centered person with little regard for others
  2. (adj) limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs

Usage(s):

  • It never occurred to the egocentric leader of the response team that the audience would like to hear others experiences also.

News

  • Iconic comic Bill Cosby: ‘I’m not done yet’

    Temple University alumni are used to the sight of Bill Cosby walking along the sidelines and in the stands at Temple basketball and football games. Some students are taken aback at the sight of the iconic comic walking along with the masses. But Cosby isn’t like most of his egocentric peers. He doesn’t merely exist in a fortress of solitude.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Wichita Eagle

Quotes

  1. "In the course of several campaigns, I started to believe that I was special and became increasingly egocentric and narcissistic," Edwards said in trying to explain his behavior.
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: John Edwards Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. ...theorists welcome the precious psychological insight into the biggest voice of a generation, but Houellebecq warned two years ago that his mother was "too egocentric to produce a significant account of anything other than herself".
    on May 7, 2008 By: Michel Houellebecq Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. Kelsey Grammer says anchorman Chuck Darling is "great fun to play, because he is bombastic and egocentric, yet there is a goodness to him. And he is probably a bit more like I am than Frasier."
    on May 2, 2008 By: Kelsey Grammer Source: Washington Post

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