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the feeling or disposition of individuality which is frequently felt during the younger teenage years- the feeling that others consider one to be of high importance or above others.

ADOLESCENT EGOCENTRISM: "Adolescent egocentrism exhibits itself precariously throughout the teenage years when youths expect the world to practically revolve around them and feel every bad experience is the end of their world as they know it."

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