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egotistic

or e·go·tis·ti·cal

[ee-guh-tis-tik or ee-guh-tis-ti-kuh l; eg-uh-]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to or characterized by egotism.
  2. given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated.
  3. indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.

Origin of egotistic

First recorded in 1855–60; egotist + -ic
Related formse·go·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverban·ti·e·go·tis·tic, adjectivean·ti·e·go·tis·ti·cal, adjectivean·ti·e·go·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·e·go·tis·tic, adjectivenon·e·go·tis·ti·cal, adjectivenon·e·go·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·e·go·tis·ti·cal, adjectiveun·e·go·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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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.