self-importance

noun self-im·por·tance \ ˌself-im-ˈpȯr-tᵊn(t)s , -tən(t)s \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of self-importance

1 :an exaggerated estimate of one's own importance :self-conceit
2 :arrogant or pompous behavior

First Known Use of self-importance

1754


SELF-IMPORTANCE Defined for Kids

self-importance

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

Definition of self-importance for Students

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

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