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[ee-guh-tis-tik, eg-uh-] /ˌi gəˈtɪs tɪk, ˌɛg ə-/
pertaining to or characterized by egotism.
given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated.
indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.
Also, egotistical.
Origin of egotistic
1855-60; egotist + -ic
Related forms
egotistically, adverb
antiegotistic, adjective
antiegotistical, adjective
antiegotistically, adverb
nonegotistic, adjective
nonegotistical, adjective
nonegotistically, adverb
unegotistical, adjective
unegotistically, adverb Unabridged
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  • Flying is miserable enough without those added egotistic talkers.
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  • He resents and misunderstands the egotistic father he feels has abandoned him.
  • Self centered and egotistic and down right cruel are giving them too much credit.
  • The main, completely egotistic, reason for writing papers and giving talks is getting feedback.

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