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Word: egotism

Definition: tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance


Sentences Containing 'egotism'

In most books, the I, or first person, is omitted; in this it will be retained; that, in respect to egotism, is the main difference.
``Bravo,''cried Chateau Renaud;``you are the first man I ever met sufficiently courageous to preach egotism.
On the eve of departure I carry my egotism so far as to say,`Do not forget me, my kind friends, for probably you will never see me again.'''
"It seems to me that I have done you full justice in the matter," I remarked with some coldness, for I was repelled by the egotism which I had more than once observed to be a strong factor in my friend's singular character.
The eyes were large and mild; and--this may seem egotism on my part--I fancied even that there was a certain lack of the interest I might have expected in them.
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