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 (ē′gō-mā′nē-ə, -mān′yə)
Obsessive preoccupation with the self.

e′go·ma′ni·ac′ (-nē-ăk′) n.
e′go·ma·ni′a·cal (-mə-nī′ə-kəl) adj.
e′go·ma·ni′a·cal·ly adv.


(ˌiːɡəʊməˈnaɪɪklɪ; ˌɛɡəʊməˈnaɪɪklɪ)
in an egomaniacal manner
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However I will attempt to describe the intensity of the festival according to what I, possibly egomaniacally, have dubbed the Bainbridge Scale of Festival Intensity.
To write this article 1 culled material citing right-wing serials from many years of journalistic and scholarly writing; and lest it appear I am egomaniacally obsessed with citing nay own work, I have placed the titles in the bibliography, and refer to them in endnotes, generally by date.
paragraph] We got Ross Perot's big-bucks infomercials and egomaniacally manipulative "town meetings"--out of Frank Capra by way of George Orwell.