[ee-goh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh, eg-oh-]
- psychologically abnormal egotism.
Origin of egomania
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Examples from the Web for egomaniac
In addition to being an egomaniac, Kanye is also a terrible politician.President Obama Needs Kanye West
December 26, 2013
Favre, an egomaniac, became the subject of yet another round of mockery as a result of this scandal.Hey, That's My Line
November 16, 2010
The two biggest hurdles executives entering politics face is being viewed as either a carpetbagger or egomaniac.Jeff Zucker for Senate?
May 5, 2010
In his present desperate situation, his only chance of assistance lay in her—Mabyn was an egomaniac, and utterly irresponsible.Two on the Trail
It was obvious that Pepe was a monomaniac, an egomaniac, and as psychotic as a shorted computer.The Misplaced Battleship
Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
She could, she asserted, endure a shabby but modest town; the town shabby and egomaniac she could not endure.Main Street
- obsessive love for oneself and regard for one's own needs
- any action dictated by this point of view
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Word Origin and History for egomaniac
1890, from egomania. Related: Egomaniacal.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
egomania(ē′gō-mā′nē-ə, -mān′yə, ĕg′ō-)
- Extreme appreciation or preoccupation with the self.
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An extreme egotism.
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