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English definition of “self-importance”


noun [U]  /ˌself·ɪmˈpɔrt·əns/ us  
the belief that you are more important or valuable than other people: He strutted into the room, self-importance written all over his face.
adjective  /ˌself·ɪmˈpɔrt·ənt/ us  
You are a self-important little twerp.
(Definition of self-importance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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