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egotismnoun [U]

uk   /ˈiː.ɡə.tɪ.zəm/ us   /ˈiː.ɡoʊ.tɪ.zəm/ also egoism disapproving
(Definition of egotism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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egotismnoun [U]

us   /ˈi·ɡəˌtɪz·əm/
the tendency to think only about yourself and consider yourself better and more important than other people
egotist
noun [C] us   /ˈi·ɡə·təst/
My brother is such an egotist.
egotistical
adjective us   /ˌi·ɡəˈtɪs·tɪ·kəl/
(Definition of egotism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “egotism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自我主义, 自大, 自负…
in Turkish bencillik, egoizm, kendini beğenmişlik…
in Russian эгоизм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自我主義, 自大, 自負…
in Polish egotyzm, egoizm…
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