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An inflated sense of one's own importance; conceit. See Synonyms at conceit.
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1. an inflated sense of self-importance or superiority; self-centredness
2. excessive reference to oneself
[C18: from Latin ego I + -ism]
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e•go•tism(ˈi gəˌtɪz əm, ˈɛg ə-)
1. excessive reference to oneself in conversation or writing; conceit; boastfulness.
2. selfishness; self-centeredness; egoism.
syn: egotism, egoism refer to preoccupation with one's ego or self. egotism is the common word for a tendency to speak or write about oneself too much; it suggests selfishness and an inordinate sense of one's own importance: His egotism alienated most of his colleagues. egoism, a less common word, emphasizes the moral justification of a concern for one's own welfare and interests, but carries less of an implication of boastful self-importance: a healthy egoism that stood him well in times of trial. See also pride.
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the practice of thought, speech, and conduct expressing high self-regard or self-exaltation, usually without skepticism or humility. — egotist, n. — egotistical, adj.See also: Attitudes
the practice of thought, speech, and conduct expressing high self-regard or self-exaltation, usually without skepticism or humility. — egotist, n. — egotistical, adj.See also: Self
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|Noun||1.||egotism - an exaggerated opinion of your own importance|
superiority complex - an exaggerated estimate of your own value and importance
|2.||egotism - an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others|
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noun self-centredness, self-esteem, vanity, superiority, self-interest, selfishness, narcissism, self-importance, self-regard, self-love, self-seeking, self-absorption, self-obsession, egocentricity, egomania, self-praise, vainglory, self-conceit, self-admiration, conceitedness his amazing blend of egotism, superciliousness and stupidity
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1. An exaggerated belief in one's own importance:
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
egotism[ˈiːgətɪzəm ˈɛgətɪzəm] n → égotisme m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Ichbezogenheit f, → Egotismus m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
egotism[ˈɛgəʊˌtɪz/əm] n → egotismo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. egotismo, evaluación exagerada de sí mismo-a.
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