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egomania

[ ee-goh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh, eg-oh- ]
/ ˌi goʊˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə, ˌɛg oʊ- /
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noun

psychologically abnormal egotism.

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Origin of egomania

First recorded in 1815–25; ego + -mania; modeled on monomania

OTHER WORDS FROM egomania

e·go·ma·ni·ac [ee-goh-mey-nee-ak, eg-oh-], /ˌi goʊˈmeɪ ni æk, ˌɛg oʊ-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for egomania

egomania
/ (ˌiːɡəʊˈmeɪnɪə, ˌɛɡ-) /

noun psychiatry

obsessive love for oneself and regard for one's own needs
any action dictated by this point of view

Derived forms of egomania

egomaniac, nounegomaniacal (ˌiːɡəʊməˈnaɪɪkəl, ˌɛɡ-), adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for egomania

egomania
[ ē′gō-mānē-ə, -mānyə, ĕg′ō- ]

n.

Extreme appreciation or preoccupation with the self.
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Cultural definitions for egomania

egomania
[ (ee-goh-may-nee-uh) ]

An extreme egotism.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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