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important

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3 having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude
  • an important businessman who always expects special treatment wherever he goes

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4 having too high an opinion of oneself
  • oh, you're so important—you think the world revolves around you

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The first known use of important was in the 15th century

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“Important.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/important. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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