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self–importance

noun self–im·por·tance \-im-ˈpr-tən(t)s, -tən(t)s\

Definition of SELF-IMPORTANCE

1
:  an exaggerated estimate of one's own importance :  self-conceit
2
:  arrogant or pompous behavior
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First Known Use of SELF-IMPORTANCE

1754
SELF-IMPORTANCE Defined for Kids

self–importance

noun self–im·por·tance \ˌself-im-ˈpr-təns\

Definition of SELF-IMPORTANCE for Kids

:  an attitude showing that someone has an overly high opinion of his or her own importance

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