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Egocentric   Listen
egocentric  adj.  Having an attitude which is almost exclusively concerned with one's own needs or desires.
Synonyms: egoistical, self-centered, self-centred.

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... did fail. Even the gentry could scarcely offer any real defence of the Confucian system any longer. With Confucianism went the moral standards especially of the upper classes of society. Taoism was out of the question as a substitute, because of its anarchistic and egocentric character. Consequently, in these years, part of the gentry turned to Buddhism and part to Christianity. Some of the middle class who had come under European influence also turned to Christianity, regarding it as a part of the European civilization they ...
— A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.] • Wolfram Eberhard

Words linked to "Egocentric" :   self-centred, selfish, self-centered, self-involved, egoistic, self-absorbed, selfish person, egoist, egoistical

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