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or egotistical

[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.
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
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Shining like that, through his egotistical pride, the facts of his failure and impotence tormented him.

    Mountain Blood Joseph Hergesheimer
  • Many who appear to be egotistical must assuredly be credited with this good motive.

    Roden's Corner Henry Seton Merriman
  • You think me egotistical, I suppose, to criticise work that is beyond my own capabilities, but—it was you I meant.

    Told In The Hills Marah Ellis Ryan
  • All this is selfish, and egotistical, you will say—and so it is.

    Arthur O'Leary Charles James Lever
  • This is what he says, and Clarence Vaughan smiles bitterly as he thinks, "selfish and egotistical to the last."

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