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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
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. 2016.
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  • Shining like that, through his egotistical pride, the facts of his failure and impotence tormented him.

    Mountain Blood Joseph Hergesheimer
  • He thought the first part not only egotistical, but rather clap-trap.

  • You think me egotistical, I suppose, to criticise work that is beyond my own capabilities, but—it was you I meant.

    Told In The Hills Marah Ellis Ryan
  • He was egotistical, and his mania for Agatha was becoming rather a bore.

    The Twelfth Hour Ada Leverson
  • This is what he says, and Clarence Vaughan smiles bitterly as he thinks, "selfish and egotistical to the last."

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