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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ego·ism /ˈigəˌwɪzəm ||ˈɛ-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ego·ism /ˈɪgəˌwɪzəm , ˈɛgə-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·go·ism n.
 1. Philos. The doctrine of certain extreme adherents or disciples of Descartes and Johann Gottlieb Fichte, which finds all the elements of knowledge in the ego and the relations which it implies or provides for.
 2. Excessive love and thought of self; the habit of regarding one's self as the center of every interest; selfishness; -- opposed to altruism.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : attempting to get personal recognition for yourself
          (especially by unacceptable means) [syn: egocentrism, self-interest,
           self-concern, self-centeredness] [ant: altruism]