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Definition 1: characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where egotistical or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a conceited fool
  • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
  • an egotistical disregard of others
  • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
  • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
  • vain about her clothes

Synonyms for egotistical in the sense of this definition

(egotistical is similar to ...) feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride

"proud parents" "a proud moment" "proud to serve his country" "a proud name" "proud princes"

Definition 2: characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for egotistical in the sense of this definition

(egotistical is similar to ...) concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others

"Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights"

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