egotism

[ ee-guh-tiz-uhm, eg-uh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF egotism

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The tenderness, the devotedness of his mother had instilled into him an egotism that was ferocious.

The egotism he displayed in the enjoyment of his good fortune, shielded him from any fault.

The egotism of one of the parties may be too much for the other.

Arlt inquired, with a frankness which yet bore no taint of egotism.

Perhaps it was my egotism, which made me over-bold, thinking that any woman could love me.

I am inclined to ascribe these feelings at bottom to egotism.

But enough of these tiresome memories, in which my egotism will always involve me.

And now that my egotism is so fully aroused, let me tell of myself.

Egotism, in every one of its moods and tenses, must have a strong fascination.

As for Massingbred, there was nothing real about him save his egotism!

WORD ORIGIN

1714, from ego + -ism (see egotist). Meaning "selfishness" is from 1800.

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