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[ee-guh-tis-tik or ee-guh-tis-ti-kuh l; eg-uh-] /ˌi gəˈtɪs tɪk or i gəˈtɪs tɪ kəl; ˌɛg ə-/
pertaining to or characterized by egotism.
given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated.
indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.
Origin of egotistic
First recorded in 1855-60; egotist + -ic
Related forms
egotistically, adverb
antiegotistic, adjective
antiegotistical, adjective
antiegotistically, adverb
nonegotistic, adjective
nonegotistical, adjective
nonegotistically, adverb
unegotistical, adjective
unegotistically, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I'm not going to be robbed of the egotistic pleasure of being hospitable.

    Free Air Sinclair Lewis
  • Mind you, I don't say that no one can do it; I am not quite so egotistic as that.

    The Chautauqua Girls At Home Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden
  • We do not deny that there are plenty of egotistic instincts in isolated individuals.

    The Conquest of Bread Peter Kropotkin
  • And besides, he was by nature very crafty, revengeful and egotistic.

    Edith and John Franklin S. Farquhar
  • "Let every one mind his own business" was the first command of this egotistic morality.

    The Growth of a Soul August Strindberg
  • There were, needless to say, selfless exceptions to the egotistic rule.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
  • Beauty is pure, complete, egotistic: it has no other value than its being beautiful.

    Belcaro Vernon Lee
  • He is forever boring his friends with these egotistic lamentations.

  • They are apt to be self-conscious, egotistic, and morbidly conscious.

    Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot

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