Examples of egotism in a Sentence
In his egotism he thought everyone was coming just to see him.
for someone who has won a Nobel Prize in physics, he is remarkably without egotism
Recent Examples of egotism from the Web
But Brad’s Status also unpleasantly resembles Noah Baumbach movies that humorlessly assert the maker’s egotism.
Over the years, his conceit and egotism would cause a string of problems in his personal and professional life.
Although both were certifiable rock stars, and both are in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Hillman and Petty by and large sidestepped the egotism that can accompany the degree of success both achieved.
The ’80s have long been regarded as a period of unabashed, and at times irredeemable, egotism and excess.
Brad’s insufferable post-yuppie egotism is indulged rather than critiqued.
The arrogance, egotism and malfeasance of these players has potentially sabotaged an entire season.
Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space — all mean egotism vanishes.
Mr. Vatz has, to me, conveyed clearly this pathetic approach to justifying his own political and professional identity and egotism.
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Origin and Etymology of egotism
First Known Use: 1714See Words from the same year
Synonymsamour propre, bighead, complacency, conceit, conceitedness, ego, complacence, pomposity, pompousness, pride, pridefulness, self-admiration, self-assumption, self-conceit, self-congratulation, self-esteem, self-glory, self-importance, self-love, self-opinion, self-satisfaction, smugness, swelled head, swellheadedness, vaingloriousness, vainglory, vainness, vanity
Antonymshumbleness, humility, modesty
Related Wordsassurance, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence; self-righteousness; arrogance, disdainfulness, haughtiness, imperiousness, lordliness, self-assertion, snobbishness, superciliousness, superiority; hubris, overconfidence, presumption; pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousness; egoism, self-centeredness, selfishness; self-pride, self-respect
Near Antonymsdiffidence, self-doubt; self-disgust, self-hate, self-loathing; altruism, unselfishness; bashfulness, demureness, shyness, timidity, timidness; passiveness, passivity
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