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e·go·ma·ni·a

 (ē′gō-mā′nē-ə, -mān′yə)
n.
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.
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egomania

(ˌiːɡəʊˈmeɪnɪə; ˌɛɡ-)
n
1. (Psychology) obsessive love for oneself and regard for one's own needs
2. (Psychology) any action dictated by this point of view
ˌegoˈmaniˌac n
egomaniacal adj
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e•go•ma•ni•a

(ˌi goʊˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə, ˌɛg oʊ-)

n.
psychologically abnormal egotism; extreme egocentrism.
[1815–25]
e`go•ma′ni•ac`, n.
e•go•ma•ni•a•cal (ˌi goʊ məˈnaɪ ɪ kəl, ˌɛg oʊ-) adj.
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egomania

a psychologically abnormal egotism. — egomaniac, n.
See also: Self
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.egomania - an intense and irresistible love for yourself and concern for your own needs
cacoethes, mania, passion - an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
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egomania

noun
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Translations
égomanie

egomania

[ˌiːgəʊˈmeɪnɪə] Negocentrismo m exagerado
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egomania

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egomania

[ˌɛgəʊˈmeɪnɪə] negocentrismo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

e·go·ma·ni·a

n. egomanía, concentración excesiva en sí mismo-a.
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