self–importance

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

Definition of self–importance

  1. 1 :  an exaggerated estimate of one's own importance :  self-conceit

  2. 2 :  arrogant or pompous behavior

First Known Use of self–importance

1754


SELF–IMPORTANCE Defined for Kids

self–importance

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

Definition of self–importance for Students

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


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