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e•go•ism



Pronunciation: (ē'gō-iz"um, eg'ō-), [key]
n.
1. the habit of valuing everything only in reference to one's personal interest; selfishness (opposed to altruism).
2. egotism or conceit.
3. Ethics.the view that morality ultimately rests on self-interest.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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