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  • adv. in an egoistic manner In Objectivist philosophy, "in a manner of rational self-interest."

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an egoistic manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an egoistic manner; as regards one's self.


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  • I've been very busy with my business, and I didn't want to hand this over to someone else, so I egoistically kept the artworks in crates, in the warehouse.

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  • So that house could have had 50 people and all of them could be very egoistically/individually centered on the needs of themselves as an individual rather than the needs of the others.

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  • And if you couple this with McCain's inability to project anything but sarcasm, bitterness and an egoistically misplaced anger, you don't even need to tell people what the differences between these two men are.

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  • The objection, however, lies precisely in this attempt to explain my concern for my beloved egoistically.


  • This pattern of results is not consistent with what would be expected if empathically aroused individuals are egoistically motivated to avoid looking bad in the eyes of others; it is quite consistent with what would be expected if empathy evokes altruistic motivation to reduce the victim's need (Batson 1991: 134).


  • In this case even an egoistically motivated person would help in the high empathy/easy escape condition.


  • The Cheney/Bush spin doctors may continue to egoistically assume they can manipulate middle class voters into loving or at least financing and fighting their war with their sons and daughters, while their own kids are safe at Yale, Harvard and Stanford.

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  • Which of us is proof against the temptation of making a display of magnanimity, or of playing egoistically with another devoted heart?

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  • Think about it before ramblling stupidities… he egoistically took an INNOCENT life and injured many others.

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  • But the words were not spoken yet; instead, he found himself talking egoistically on and on.

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