[ee-goh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh, eg-oh-]
- psychologically abnormal egotism.
Origin of egomania
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Examples from the Web for egomania
She apparently saw her boss, despite his egomania and narcissism, as the supportive father figure that she lacked in real life.Bernie Madoff’s Secretary Keeps Apologizing in ‘In God We Trust’
April 28, 2013
It takes a certain kind of moxie—and egomania—both of which Roth has always had in spades.Writers Pick Their Favorite Philip Roth Novel
The Daily Beast
December 18, 2012
- obsessive love for oneself and regard for one's own needs
- any action dictated by this point of view
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Word Origin and History for egomania
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(ē′gō-mā′nē-ə, -mān′yə, ĕg′ō-)
- Extreme appreciation or preoccupation with the self.
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An extreme egotism.
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