egomania

[ee-goh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh, eg-oh-]

noun

psychologically abnormal egotism.

Nearby words

  1. egocentrism,
  2. egoism,
  3. egoist,
  4. egoistic,
  5. egoli,
  6. egomaniac,
  7. egophonic,
  8. egophony,
  9. egot,
  10. egotism

Origin of egomania

1815–25; ego + -mania; modeled on monomania

Related formse·go·ma·ni·ac, noune·go·ma·ni·a·cal [ee-goh-muh-nahy-i-kuh l, eg-oh-] /ˌi goʊ məˈnaɪ ɪ kəl, ˌɛg oʊ-/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for egomaniac

egomania

noun psychiatry

obsessive love for oneself and regard for one's own needs
any action dictated by this point of view
Derived Formsegomaniac, nounegomaniacal (ˌiːɡəʊməˈnaɪɪkəl, ˌɛɡ-), adjective

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Word Origin and History for egomaniac
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Medicine definitions for egomaniac

egomania

[ē′gō-mānē-ə, -mānyə, ĕg′ō-]

n.

Extreme appreciation or preoccupation with the self.

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Culture definitions for egomaniac

egomania

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

An extreme egotism.

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