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self-importance

noun [U]  us   /ˌself·ɪmˈpɔrt·əns/
the belief that you are more important or valuable than other people: He strutted into the room, self-importance written all over his face.
self-important
adjective  us   /ˌself·ɪmˈpɔrt·ənt/
You are a self-important little twerp.
Translations of “self-importance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自大, 自負…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自大, 自负…
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