superegoist

noun
su·​per·​ego·​ist | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈē-gə-wist How to pronounce superegoist (audio) , -gō-ist \
plural superegoists

Definition of superegoist

: an extreme egoist : one who is excessively self-centered or devoted to self-interest Lincoln had made the mistake of being humble with a superegoist. The egoist mistook humility for weakness.— T. Harry Williams

First Known Use of superegoist

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Superegoist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superegoist. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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