egotistic

or e·go·tis·ti·cal

[ ee-guh-tis-tik or ee-guh-tis-ti-kuh l; eg-uh- ]
/ ˌi gəˈtɪs tɪk or i gəˈtɪs tɪ kəl; ˌɛg ə- /

adjective

pertaining to or characterized by egotism.
given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated.
indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.

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Origin of egotistic

First recorded in 1855–60; egotist + -ic

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