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[ee-goh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh, eg-oh-]
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  1. psychologically abnormal egotism.
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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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Related Words for egomaniacal

conceited, egocentric, egoistic, egoistical, egotistical, narcissistic, self-absorbed, self-centered, self-involved, self-serving, selfish, vain, vainglorious

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  • He wished that O'Connor didn't make him feel quite so much like a first-year law student talking to an egomaniacal professor.

    Out Like a Light

    Gordon Randall Garrett

British Dictionary definitions for egomaniacal


noun psychiatry
  1. obsessive love for oneself and regard for one's own needs
  2. any action dictated by this point of view
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Derived Formsegomaniac, nounegomaniacal (ˌiːɡəʊməˈnaɪɪkəl, ˌɛɡ-), adjective
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Word Origin and History for egomaniacal



1825, from ego + mania.

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egomaniacal in Medicine


(ē′gō-mānē-ə, -mānyə, ĕg′ō-)
  1. Extreme appreciation or preoccupation with the self.
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egomaniacal in Culture



An extreme egotism.

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