Examples of egoism in a Sentence
because of her egoism, she never gave a thought to asking how the others felt
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Huxley feared those who would give us so much that we would be reduced to passivity and egoism . . .
The national egoism that had inflicted so much suffering before 1945 would be suppressed on a new vision in which international politics would come to look more and more like domestic politics.
Between devil-may-care thoughtlessness and flair-first egoism is the bull's-eye of barmanship.
Nearly forty years after the epochal music festival, the name Woodstock still evokes the heady idealism and drop-out egoism of a more hopeful era.
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First Known Use of egoism
Synonymsegocentricity, egocentrism, egomania, egotism, narcissism, navel-gazing, self-absorption, self-centeredness, self-concern, self-interest, self-involvement, selfishness, selfness, self-preoccupation, self-regard
Antonymsself-abandonment, self-forgetfulness, selflessness, unselfishness
Related Wordscomplacence, complacency, conceit, conceitedness, ego, pomposity, pompousness, pride, pridefulness, self-admiration, self-conceit, self-esteem, self-importance, self-indulgence, self-love, self-partiality, self-respect, self-satisfaction, self-sufficiency, smugness, vaingloriousness, vainglory, vainness, vanity; self-assumption, self-consequence, self-content, self-contentment, self-glorification
Near Antonymsaltruism, generosity, magnanimity, self-sacrifice; detachment, disinterestedness, fairness, impartiality, neutrality, objectivity; self-flagellation; self-annihilation, self-immolation
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