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The act or practice of enhancing or exaggerating one's own importance, power, or reputation.
self′-ag·gran′diz′ing (-ə-grăn′dī′zĭng) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||self-aggrandizing - of or relating to or characteristic of self-aggrandizement|
|2.||self-aggrandizing - exhibiting self-importance; "big talk"|
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"