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noun as in conceit

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Nagrani, 42, is not one of those designers wrapped up in self-importance.

When my ge-generation got too intoxicated with self importance, the punks came along and yelled at us.

Self-awareness versus self-importance—that is the primary divide between a real steak shop and a tourist trap.

Karadzic let out a few other reminders of his presidential tendencies and self-importance.

His countenance, his voice, his gestures, indicated boundless self-importance.

With an air of self-importance he cautioned the house to beware; if they excited that cry again, it would be at their peril.

He met his son on the lad's own note of self-importance and connived with him to provoke her amusing impertinences.

For a village of the self-importance of Fairbridge, the public buildings were very few and very mean.

With a bland, soft manner, and an air compounded of diffidence and self-importance, Mr. Gleeson made his approaches.


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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-importance, such as: pomposity, ego, egoism, pompousness, vainglory, and vanity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.