egomania

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

noun

psychologically abnormal egotism.

Origin of egomania

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

Related forms

e·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

/ (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

egomaniac, nounegomaniacal (ˌiːɡəʊməˈnaɪɪkəl, ˌɛɡ-), adjective
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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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