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egotism

e·go·tism

egotism

 
pronunciation:
i g tih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: excessive self-promotion; boastfulness or conceitedness.
She had never seen such a display of egotism as when he was showing off all his trophies to her.
synonyms:
conceitedness, self-importance
antonyms:
humility
similar words:
arrogance, egoism, narcissism, self-love, vainglory, vanity
definition 2: excessive self-regard; self-centeredness or selfishness.
synonyms:
egocentricity, egoism, self-absorption, self-centeredness, selfishness
antonyms:
altruism
similar words:
conceit, narcissism, pride, self-interest, self-love
Word Parts
The word egotism contains the following part:
ego Latin root that means I, self