Egoism vs Egocentrism - What's the difference?

egoism | egocentrism |


As nouns the difference between egoism and egocentrism

is that egoism is while egocentrism is the constant following of one's egotistical desires to an extreme.

egoism

English

Noun

  • The tendency to think selfishly with exclusive self-interest in mind.
  • (ethics) The belief that moral behavior should be directed toward one's self-interest only.
  • (nonstandard, by confusion of the similar words) egotism
  • Synonyms

    * (tendency to think of self) selfishness

    Antonyms

    * (tendency to think of self) altruism

    See also

    * ethnocentrism * misanthropy (hatred of human race) * narcissism

    egocentrism

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia egocentrism)
  • The constant following of one's egotistical desires to an extreme.