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Word: egotistical

Definition: egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited


Sentences Containing 'egotistical'

"There's something ever egotistical in mountain-tops and towers, and all other grand and lofty things; look here,--three peaks as proud as Lucifer.
Franz was not sufficiently egotistical to stop Albert in the middle of an adventure that promised to prove so agreeable to his curiosity and so flattering to his vanity.
If hereafter any highly cultured, poetical nation shall lure back to their birth-right, the merry May-day gods of old; and livingly enthrone them again in the now egotistical sky; in the now unhaunted hill; then be sure, exalted to Jove's high seat, the great Sperm Whale shall lord it.
In the months to come, Miz's turn was not well received by critics, who commented that Miz as a babyface was too similar to his heel character because he was "still cocky, arrogant, and egotistical" while "pivoted toward calling out established heels".
Now, as I am not egotistical, we will return to our comrades and draw lots for her.'
The character's personality was partly intended as a satire of insincere and egotistical television personalities—what Rocky Morton described as the "very sterile, arrogant, Western personification of the middle-class, male TV host," but also was "media-wise and gleefully disrespectful" which appealed to young viewers.
``When I hear misfortunes named, madame,''he said,``I have within the last few months contracted the bad habit of thinking of my own, and then I can not help drawing up an egotistical parallel in my mind.
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