self-importance

[ self-im-pawr-tnt, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-importance

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-IMPORTANCE

But now their self-importance is overwhelming and superior to all considerations.

Mr. Arnold was a gentleman, as far as his self-importance allowed.

The burgomaster wore an air of sternness and self-importance which boded no good.

I went, walking stiff-legged, awe mingling with self-importance.

He was a man with some amount of self-importance and a certain air of command.

Self-importance, jealousy, tittle-tattle are the order of the day.

He appeared to be omnipresent, and his self-importance was a sight Phil had never dreamed.

I invariably lose half of my self-importance in Egypt, for instance.

China, from a spirit of pride and self-importance, as well as from jealousy, rejects and expels them.

The vanity of an usurped national superiority and a high notion of self-importance never forsake them on any occasion.

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