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self-importance

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1 an exaggerated sense of one's importance that shows itself in the making of excessive or unjustified claims
  • the boxer's flamboyant self-importance often made for a colorful prefight press conference

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The first known use of self-importance was in 1727

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“Self-importance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/self-importance. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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