egotistic

or e·go·tis·ti·cal

[ee-guh-tis-tik or ee-guh-tis-ti-kuh l; eg-uh-]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to or characterized by egotism.
  2. given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated.
  3. indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.

Origin of egotistic

First recorded in 1855–60; egotist + -ic
Related formse·go·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverban·ti·e·go·tis·tic, adjectivean·ti·e·go·tis·ti·cal, adjectivean·ti·e·go·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·e·go·tis·tic, adjectivenon·e·go·tis·ti·cal, adjectivenon·e·go·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·e·go·tis·ti·cal, adjectiveun·e·go·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for egotistic

Contemporary Examples of egotistic

  • Egotistic verve” was a quality of which neither had a lack.

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    Best of Brit Lit

    Peter Stothard

    July 9, 2009

Historical Examples of egotistic

  • I'm not going to be robbed of the egotistic pleasure of being hospitable.

    Free Air

    Sinclair Lewis

  • Mind you, I don't say that no one can do it; I am not quite so egotistic as that.

    The Chautauqua Girls At Home

    Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden

  • We do not deny that there are plenty of egotistic instincts in isolated individuals.

    The Conquest of Bread

    Peter Kropotkin

  • And besides, he was by nature very crafty, revengeful and egotistic.

    Edith and John

    Franklin S. Farquhar

  • "Let every one mind his own business" was the first command of this egotistic morality.

    The Growth of a Soul

    August Strindberg