egocentrism vs egoism what difference

what is difference between egocentrism and egoism

English

Noun

egocentrism (countable and uncountable, plural egocentrisms)

  1. The constant following of one’s egotistical desires to an extreme.

Synonyms

  • egocentricity
  • narcissistic personality disorder
  • megalomania

Related terms

  • egocentrism

Translations

Anagrams

  • genometrics, geocentrism

Romanian

Etymology

From French égocentrisme

Noun

egocentrism n (uncountable)

  1. egocentrism

Declension



English

Alternative forms

  • egoïsm (rare)
  • egomism (obsolete)

Etymology

From French égoïsme, from New Latin egoismus, from ego.

Pronunciation

Noun

egoism (countable and uncountable, plural egoisms)

  1. The tendency to think selfishly with exclusive self-interest in mind.
  2. (ethics) The belief that moral behavior should be directed toward one’s self-interest only.
  3. (nonstandard, by confusion of the similar words) Egotism (tendency to talk excessively about oneself).

Synonyms

  • (tendency to think of self): selfishness

Antonyms

  • (tendency to think of self): altruism

Related terms

  • egoist
  • egoistic
  • egoistical

Translations

See also

  • ethnocentrism
  • misanthropy (hatred of human race)
  • narcissism

Anagrams

  • gomesi

Romanian

Etymology

From French égoïsme.

Noun

egoism n (uncountable)

  1. egoism, selfishness

Declension


Swedish

Noun

egoism c (uncountable)

  1. egoism; the tendency to think of self and self-interest.
  2. (ethics) egoism; the belief that moral behavior should be directed toward one’s self-interest.

Declension

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