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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)







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egotismnoun [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.
(Definition of egotism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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