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English definition of “self-importance”

self-importance

noun [U]    /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    /ˌself·ɪmˈpɔrt·ənt/ adjective You are a self-important little twerp .
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