Pronunciation: (ē"gō-is'tik, eg"ō-), [key]
1. pertaining to or of the nature of egoism.
2. being centered in or preoccupied with oneself and the gratification of one's own desires; self-centered (opposed to altruistic). Also,e"go•is'ti•cal.
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