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egotism

noun [U] uk   /ˈiː.ɡə.tɪ.zəm/  us   /-ɡoʊ-/ (also egoism) disapproving
thinking only about yourself and considering yourself better and more important than other people: Finding herself world-famous by the time she was 18 only encouraged the actress's egotism.
Translations of “egotism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自我主義, 自大, 自負…
in Russian эгоизм…
in Turkish bencillik, egoizm, kendini beğenmişlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自我主义, 自大, 自负…
in Polish egotyzm, egoizm…
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