Egotism meaning

ēgə-tĭzəm
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(countable) The result or product of being egoistic.
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An inflated sense of one's own importance; conceit.
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Constant, excessive reference to oneself in speaking or writing.
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Conceit or vanity.
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Selfishness.
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A tendency to talk excessively about oneself.
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A belief that one is superior to or more important than others.
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Origin of egotism

  • ego -tism (as in nepotism)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin ego (“I”) + -t- + -ism

    From Wiktionary