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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. 2018.
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  • Many who appear to be egotistical must assuredly be credited with this good motive.

    Roden's Corner Henry Seton Merriman
  • Why should he spoil his life of egotistical pleasure by resisting that mad creature?

    Fruitfulness Emile Zola
  • Judge Granger—that inflated, stiff-necked, egotistical bag of conceit!

    Mixed Faces Roy Norton
  • All this is selfish, and egotistical, you will say—and so it is.

    Arthur O'Leary Charles James Lever
  • I would not counsel you to be cowardly or egotistical, but he is right, you cannot deny it.

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