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ethnocentrism

eth·no·cen·trism

ethnocentrism

pronunciation:
eth no sen trih zm
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the strong tendency to view other races or cultural groups in terms of the standards of one's own race or group.
definition 2: the belief that one's own ethnic group or culture is superior.
derivations: ethnocentric (adj.), ethnocentrically (adv.), ethnocentricity (n.)