As adjectives the difference between egocentric and selfless
is that egocentric
is selfish, self-centered while selfless
is having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself but for others; unselfish.
As a noun egocentric
is a person who is egocentric.
Relating to spatial representations: linked to a reference frame based on one's own location within the environment (as when giving the direction as "right" rather than "north"); opposed to allocentric.
A person who is egocentric.
Having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself but for others; unselfish.
- In a selfless act of gratitude for saving his mother's life, Peter committed to giving money to his local breast cancer charity each year for the rest of his life.