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1. egoism

noun. ['ˈiːgoʊˌɪzəm'] concern for your own interests and welfare.

Synonyms

  • self-concern
  • egocentrism
  • self-centeredness
  • self-interest

Antonyms

  • attentiveness
  • frivolity
  • discipline
  • irresoluteness

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • ego (English)
  • ego (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word egoism


1. Noun, singular or mass
The major difference between utilitarianism and ethical egoism is where those acts are directed.

Quotes containing the word egoism


1. Pure Soul and circumstances; there are only these two; but the disturbance of egoism does not allow it to be at peace.
- Dada Bhagwan

2. egoism

noun. ['ˈiːgoʊˌɪzəm'] (ethics) the theory that the pursuit of your own welfare in the basis of morality.

Antonyms

  • inattentiveness

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • ego (English)
  • ego (Latin)
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