egoistic egoistic


  • (adj) limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs


  1. This kind of stinginess is indeed the cornerstone of rational choice analysis of politics - actors are egoistic rational utility maximizers, i.
  2. My wife was crabby, sulking and egoistic.
  3. Auden has no palliatives now, no longer looks for comfort or understanding in Marx, Freud or egoistic routes to salvation.


  • Downtown defaced

    By Tribune-Review Architecture columnist John Conti’s Living-section critique of the egoistic practice of abusing Pittsburgh landmark buildings with corporate logos, “Downtown landmarks shouldn’t be tagged by corporate ...
    on July 21, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News


  1. "Cesc and I understand each other very well on the field," said Hleb in the original interview. "It is very, very pleasurable for me to play with him. He's a very pleasant guy both in life and as a footballer. He is just more egoistic in...
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: Alexander Hleb Source: Premiership Latest

  2. "I don't want to protect myself, win tomorrow and then leave my successor a team without any potential," added Mourinho. "I'm not an egoistic coach. I'm working for Inter's future. Let me give you an example. When (Luiz Felipe) Scolari...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Jose Mourinho Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We are defending the international law and not trying to pursue our egoistic interests," Lavrov said. "We would support a decision acceptable to both parties, we aren't going to be more Serbian than the Serbs themselves."
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Sergey Lavrov Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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