egotism


noun

  1. excessive and objectionable reference to oneself in conversation or writing; conceit; boastfulness.
  2. selfishness; self-centeredness; egoism.

noun

  1. an inflated sense of self-importance or superiority; self-centredness
  2. excessive reference to oneself
n.

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

An excessive regard for one’s own talents or achievements; conceit, self-importance; acting with only one’s own interests in mind.

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