Origin of egotism
synonym study for egotism
OTHER WORDS FROM egotisman·ti·e·go·tism, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH egotismegoism, egotism (see synonym study at the current entry)
Words nearby egotism
How to use egotism in a sentence
Morgan chalked this up to a combination of male pride and egotism.
For all his egotism and irascibility, Churchill was a good man as well as a great one.
It also protects the individual against egotism and delusions of grandeur.New Year’s Reading List: Books to Transform Your Sad Life|David Masciotra|January 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead of displaying what would have been, in context, a healthy egotism as the mug fell, Leno looked as vulnerable as a child.
Success in our politics often requires a voracious, antinomian egotism, a sense that rules are for others.
As regards money, from the moment I left Russia I have not ceased to reproach myself for my unfeeling egotism.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
Is she more exempt from egotism, does she dislike others less, and has she fewer worldly affections?The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
To their last day Jenkins's clients went about, showed themselves, cheated the devouring egotism of the crowd.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
He knew that the old man had no sentiments beyond egotism, and a family pride which mainly, if not entirely, sprang from it.Overland|John William De Forest
Compromise in small or great seemed cowardice, and there was no doubt a strain of egotism in his obstinacy.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
British Dictionary definitions for egotism
Word Origin for egotism
Cultural definitions for egotism
An excessive regard for one's own talents or achievements; conceit, self-importance; acting with only one's own interests in mind.