Definition of Egoistic

1. Adjective. Limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs.




Definition of Egoistic

1. a. Pertaining to egoism; imbued with egoism or excessive thoughts of self; self-loving.

Definition of Egoistic

1. Adjective. Egoistical. ¹

2. Adjective. Egotistic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Egoistic

1. egoist [adj] - See also: egoist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Egoistic

egocasts
egocentric
egocentrically
egocentricities
egocentricity
egocentrics
egocentrism
egocentrisms
egodystonic
egoic
egoical
egoically
egoism
egoisms
egoist
egoistic (current term)
egoistical
egoistically
egoists
egoities
egoitis
egoity
egoless
egolessly
egolessness
egolike
egomania
egomaniac
egomaniacal
egomaniacally

Literary usage of Egoistic

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1. Manual of Empirical Psychology as an Inductive Science: A Text-book for High by Gustav Adolf Lindner, Charles De Garmo (1889)
"PERSONAL, OR egoistic FEELING. The object of personal feeling is our own ego. In the course of our mental life it experiences furtherance and depression, ..."

2. Ethics: An Investigation of the Facts and Laws of the Moral Life by Wilhelm Max Wundt (1897)
"According to the individual ends which it assumes for those actions which serve the common welfare, it falls into two divisions, egoistic and altruistic ..."

3. The Teacher's Handbook of Psychology: On the Basis of "Outlines of Psychology" by James Sully (1897)
"egoistic AND SOCIAL EMOTIONAL STATES. IN the previous chapter a general account was given of the nature and varieties of Feeling. ..."

4. A System of Ethics by Friedrich Paulsen, Frank Thilly (1899)
"It is as impossible to distinguish absolutely between egoistic and altruistic acts ... Is it an egoistic or an altruistic motive that impels the peasant to ..."

5. The Human Mind by James Sully (1892)
"Distinction of egoistic and Social Feelings. We may sub-divide these primitive instinctive emotions according as they have to do exclusively with the ..."

6. System of Positive Polity by Auguste Comte (1877)
"(i> Negative Such an unity of purpose would seem at first sight to imply Apparent the possibility of an egoistic synthesis, putting altruism for the ..."

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