Egoism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeɡoʊɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word egoism
Brit.  |ˈɛɡəʊɪz(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word egoism

noun

- (ethics) the theory that the pursuit of your own welfare in the basis of morality
- concern for your own interests and welfare (syn: egocentrism, self-centeredness, self-concern, self-interest)

Examples

...because of her egoism, she never gave a thought to asking how the others felt...

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