self-partiality

noun
self-par·​tial·​i·​ty | \ ˌself-ˌpär-shē-ˈa-lə-tē How to pronounce self-partiality (audio) , -ˌpär-ˈsha- \

Definition of self-partiality

1 : an excessive estimate of oneself as compared with others
2 : a prejudice in favor of one's own claims or interests

First Known Use of self-partiality

1628, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Self-partiality.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-partiality. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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