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Meaning of "selfism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SELFISM

selfism  [ˈselfɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SELFISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Selfism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SELFISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Selfism

Selfism refers to any philosophy, doctrine, or tendency that upholds explicitly selfish principles as being desirable. It is usually used pejoratively.

Definition of selfism in the English dictionary

The definition of selfism in the dictionary is an emphasis on self, a selfish concentration on one's own interests or a philosophy based on them.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SELFISM


anthropomorphism
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪzəm
automorphism
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
catastrophism
kəˈtæstrəˌfɪzəm
dimorphism
daɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
dwarfism
ˈdwɔːfɪzəm
endomorphism
ˌɛndəʊˈmɔːˌfɪzəm
Guelfism
ˈɡwelfɪzəm
Guelphism
ˈɡwelfɪzəm
homeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homomorphism
ˌhəʊməʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
isomorphism
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
metamorphism
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪzəm
Orphism
ˈɔːfɪzəm
pacifism
ˈpæsɪˌfɪzəm
pleomorphism
ˌpliːəˈmɔːˌfɪzəm
polymorphism
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
psephism
ˈsiːfɪzəm
sophism
ˈsɒfɪzəm
Sufism
ˈsuːfɪzəm
werewolfism
ˈwɛəˌwʊlfɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SELFISM

self-willed
self-winding
self-worship
self-worth
selfdom
selfheal
selfhood
selfie
selfish
selfishly
selfishness
selfist
selfless
selflessly
selflessness
selfness
selfsame
selfsameness
selfward
selfwards

WORDS THAT END LIKE SELFISM

activism
autism
Buddhism
capitalism
criticism
feminism
hedonism
ism
journalism
Judaism
mechanism
metabolism
militarism
organism
prism
professionalism
racism
terrorism
tourism
Wycliffism

Synonyms and antonyms of selfism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «selfism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SELFISM

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The translations of selfism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «selfism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

selfism
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

egoísmo
570 millions of speakers

English

selfism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

selfism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

selfism
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

selfism
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

selfism
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

selfism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

selfism
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Diri sendiri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

selfism
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

selfism
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

selfism
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Selfism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

selfism
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

selfism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वाभिमान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

selfism
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

selfism
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

selfism
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

selfism
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

eului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

selfism
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

selfism
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

selfism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

selfism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of selfism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SELFISM»

The term «selfism» is used very little and occupies the 191.810 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SELFISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about selfism

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SELFISM»

Discover the use of selfism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to selfism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Selfism
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Jerold Angelus, 2012
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Psychology as Religion: The Cult of Self-worship
THE ISOLATED INDIVIDUAL From the previous chapters it is clear that the concepts and values of selfism are not conducive to the formation and maintenance of permanent personal relationships or to values such as duty, patience, and ...
Paul C. Vitz, 1994
3
Shame and Guilt
Gramzow and Tangncy (1992) also considered measures of two related constructs: selfism and splitting. Selfism, one of the hallmarks of narcissism, refers to a tendency to regard most situations in an egocentric or selfish manner ( Phares ...
June Price Tangney, Ronda L. Dearing, 2003
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Measures for Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook
SELFISM (NS) Authors: E. Jerry Phares and Nancy Erskine Purpose: To measure narcissism. Description: The NS is a 28-item scale designed to measure narcis- sims, referred to by developers of this instrument as selfism. Selfism is viewed ...
Kevin J. Corcoran, Joel Fischer, 1987
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The Monthly Chronicle
enunciate, but which we could well support by extracts from their works, they arrived — Gb'the, the poet of individuality in his objective life, at the selfism-of indifference — Byron, the poet of individuality in his subjective life, at the selfism ( for ...
‎1839
6
Reading Jesus: Meeting the Word of God
The impulse to sectarianism has its roots in 'selfism, ” the conceit thatldon't need others as they are but onlyfor what they can dofizr me . . . Sects are composed ofmen and women who reinfizrce their basic selfism by banding together with ...
Vance L. Toivonen, 2012
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Present Religion: as a Faith owning Fellowship with Thought: ...
But with fracture to the Selfism, the whole Mind falls unsound. And certainly it is known to be in connection with Selfism, disordered to different degrees, that mental unsoundness betrays itself. But, if this plan be allowed, the classifying of ...
Sara S. Hennell, 1873
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The Psychology of American Fascism
Selfism is now the [religion] ... of the government bureaucracy that deals with social problems,” notes Paul Vitz. “It is certainly the controlling system in the so- called “helping professions” – clinical psychology, counseling, and social work.
Mark Jarmuth, 2009
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Measures for Clinical Practice and Research, Volume 2: Adults
Selfism (NS) PURPOSE To measure narcissism. AUTHORS E. Jerry Phares and Nancy Erskine DESCRIPTION The NS is a 28-item scale designed to measure narcissism, referred to by developers of this instrument as "selfism.” Selfism is ...
Kevin Corcoran, Joel Fischer, 2013
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Memoirs of Thomas Hollis
But that is impossible, as corruption, or SELFISM, chuse which V term you please , will and must overwhelm and destroy every thing V that is valuable and excellent, from its own intrinsic and abominable V nature, and that speedily, when once, ...
Francis Blackburne, 1780

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SELFISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term selfism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Escaping the cult of self-worship
At the core of selfism and materialism is the insidious lie that these approaches lead to happiness. Popular culture tries to teach us otherwise, but though it's ... «DesMoinesRegister.com, May 15»
2
Tennis star Roger Federer disturbed by invasive selfie-taker
what a sort of stupidity ? selfism, so sickly.... Vanderdecken86 5pts. People wandering about where they don't belong are a security risk. Sorry folks but there are ... «CNET, May 15»
3
Political Unity And Greatness: The Ties That Bind A State
A negative system creates a culture of anomy, and it is inimical to progress It foments selfism, that is, oneself only. Where there is no truth there is no trust, and ... «Nigerian Observer, Jan 15»
4
Lana Del Rey's Deadly Religion of Self
You might call it the Religion of Self, or Selfism, a radical offshoot of secular humanism, and Del Rey is a disciple. We've bought into this idea that to be a real ... «The Federalist, Jul 14»
5
Married again!
Dixon identified secularism, humanism, selfism and relativism as areas of attack on marriages. Criticising the sensationalised advertisements for divorce ... «Jamaica Observer, Jun 14»
6
Individualist Millennials and Communitarian Conservatives
Still, the overall argument stands. Too many in my generation have succumbed to what Peter Hitchens calls “selfism”—the worship of self over God or any other ... «American Spectator, Mar 14»
7
The Truth About Nelson and Me
This all-consuming false selfism is a symptom of our digital interconnectedness. It's as if people with large numbers of Twitter followers, or with blogs and ... «Huffington Post UK, Dec 13»
8
Christian metal singer charged with attempting to hire hit man
Its meant to be that way to transend any selfism within you. Also... much the world arranges "surrounding dark matter into something to be debated" in such a ... «CNN, May 13»
9
Pope Francis: Worker exploitation "goes against God"
Its meant to be that way to transend any selfism within you. Also... much the world arranges "surrounding dark matter into something to be debated" in such a ... «CNN, May 13»
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Rapper Shai Linne Explains Why He Named Names in 'Fal$e …
Selfism is the fastest growing religion, he said, and quoted from 2 Timothy 3:1-2, "But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come. For men will be ... «Christian Post, Apr 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Selfism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/selfism>. Nov 2019 ».
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