ETHNOCENTRISM By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A tendency to malign and reject another ethnic group while glorifying your own. See ingroup bias- racism. ETHNOCENTRISM: "Joe was using ethnocentrism to make out he was from a superior race to Zarita." Related Psychology Terms LINGUISTIC INTERGROUP BIAS ETHNIC DRIFT INTERGROUP DYNAMICS MODERN RACISM ATTRIBUTION ERROR RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AVERSIVE RACISM ETHNICITY GENOCIDE ATMOSPHERE EFFECT Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ETHNOCENTRISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ethnocentrism/ (accessed November 20, 2017).