Adjective "Egotistical" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌɛɡəˈtɪstɪk(ə)l//ˌiːɡəˈtɪstɪk(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Excessively conceited or absorbed in oneself; self-centred.
  1. 'He is possessed of an enormous amount of self-confidence, but I don't believe he is egotistic in the normal, widely understood sense.'
  2. 'We can all create differences at some kind of level, but it is egotistic to think we can make some major changes.'
  3. 'Political parties are voluntary associations with the egotistic aim of imposing their notion of how society should be ordered upon their fellow citizens.'

Definitions

1. pertaining to or characterized by egotism.

2. given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated.

3. indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be egotistical."

"couples can be egotistical."

"positions can be egotistical."

"comments can be egotistical."

"writers can be egotistical."

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Origin

(egotistic)