allocentric
Characterized by or denoting interest centered in other persons rather than in one's self. Cf.:egocentric. SYN: heterocentric (2). [allo- + G. kentron, center]

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al·lo·cen·tric (al″o-senґtrik) focused on the thoughts and feelings of others; not egocentric.

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