psychologically abnormal egotism.
- e·go·ma·ni·ac [ee-goh-mey-nee-ak, eg-oh-], /ˌi goʊˈmeɪ ni æk, ˌɛg oʊ-/, noun
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How to use egomania in a sentence
Living under Thor’s shadow, constantly striving and failing to meet his demanding father’s expectations, Loki’s insecurities and resulting egomania felt torn straight from the pages of the greatest myths about sibling rivalries.The MCU Has a Longstanding Villain Problem. Loki’s Introduction of Jonathan Majors' Kang the Conqueror Might Just Solve It | Eliana Dockterman | July 16, 2021 | Time
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’ | Lloyd Grove | April 28, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It takes a certain kind of moxie—and egomania—both of which Roth has always had in spades.
Her egomania and impertinence were really insufferable; her notion of her own importance was ludicrous.Greener Than You Think | Ward Moore
It is difficult to say how far this insatiable egomania will take our young women.Women's Wild Oats | C. Gasquoine Hartley
My egomania, like a swollen thing, has become impossible to articulate or to reduce to the impotent ironies of clay and paint.Fantazius Mallare | Ben Hecht
British Dictionary definitions for egomania
obsessive love for oneself and regard for one's own needs
any action dictated by this point of view
- egomaniac, noun
- egomaniacal (ˌiːɡəʊməˈnaɪɪkəl, ˌɛɡ-), adjective
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Cultural definitions for egomania
An extreme egotism.
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