Definition of Selfism

1. n. Concentration of one's interests on one's self; self-love; selfishness.



Definition of Selfism

1. Noun. The practice of focusing concern and effort on the needs of the self. ¹

2. Noun. An ethical system prescribing such focus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Selfism

1. concentration on self [n -S]

Medical Definition of Selfism

1. Concentration of one's interests on one's self; self-love; selfishness. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Selfism

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selfie
selfies
selfing
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selfish DNA
selfish gene
selfish person
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selfishnesses
selfism (current term)
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Literary usage of Selfism

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1. The Methodist Review (1891)
"But when it is grounded in selfism—when its aim is to oppress others—to gain place, emolument, or power by trespassing on the rights of other men, ..."

2. Religion and Science: A Series of Sunday Lectures on the Relation of Natural by Joseph LeConte (1877)
"Love is the law of our higher moral nature; selfism is the law of our lower animal nature, ... The law of selfism is indeed natural, and therefore right, ..."

3. Three hundred outlines of sermons on the New Testament (1882)
"I. The selfism of Cain appears in his refusal to offer to God the appointed ... Cain stands before us as the embodiment of that which we may call selfism. ..."

4. The Columbian Magazine edited by John Inman, Robert A. West, Stephen M. Chester, Darius Mead (1846)
"There is another of your nice distinctions, Bell." " The difference is very marked, Anne. selfism is a thorough and pervading ..."

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