Origin of egotism
Examples from the Web for egotism
For all his egotism and irascibility, Churchill was a good man as well as a great one.
But "egotism, in the sense of 'self-worship,' is preferable to egoism, since egoism also designates a system of philosophy."Practical Exercises in English|Huber Gray Buehler
Nothing is harder to bear than the egotism of ignorance and the arrogance of superstition.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
It is megalomania and egotism and the pride of the man in the Bible that waxed fat and kicked.Greenmantle|John Buchan
Word Origin for egotism
An excessive regard for one's own talents or achievements; conceit, self-importance; acting with only one's own interests in mind.