egotistic


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Synonyms for egotistic

Synonyms for egotistic

Synonyms for egotistic

characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance

characteristic of false pride

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I am not going to be egotistic enough to think that every time I put out a team and I set it up that it's going to be perfect.
Running a political campaign against a sitting prosecutor in Texas was a job for egotistic dunces and legal-minded Quixotes.
The real turning point," she wrote, "was that Pope Francis has changed the image of our church from a self-absorbed, egotistic, judgmental, male-dominant hierarchy surrounded by gold and wealth, to a Christ-like, simple church of all people.
15 One Tree Hill This egotistic breed of bassist doesn't care about the song, he (and it invariably is a he) just wants to be the star of the band.
But contrary to what we might want to believe about America as an exceptionally pristine nation moving in some providential way toward the expansion of liberty, the fact is that the good that's been accomplished has often been achieved by moving politicians through appeal to their pocketbooks, their desire to amass fortunes, offers of opportunities for their personal futures, and other base, egotistic needs.
Sahir Ludhianvi was known to be very egotistic, perhaps as a result of his zamindar (landlord) background; he fought for, and became the first lyricist or songwriter, to get royalties from music companies.
You haven't done yourself justice" is the cleverest and yet most brutal way I have ever known to give an egotistic journalist the message: "Your piece is no good, rewrite it.
Few associated this egotistic earl, pre-Hindley, with anything much except his heavy-breathing reverence toward JFK and an unexpected distaste for homosexuals.
Diouf also lauded Qatar for its commitment towards regional peace and criticised the bloodshed in Syria caused by a man's egotistic attitude.
He also helped Livingstone in his latest adventure and suffered at the hands of the egotistic missionary and the equally egotistic journalist, Stanley.
Danka and Janka reveals implicit ideological messages in three specific themes that continue to appeal to young readers: holidays, greed, and egotistic behavior.
foreign policy to his own egotistic ends and driven by psychological factors, including an extreme case of father worship.
In her novel, Middlemarch, the young, idealistic, somewhat egotistic, Dorothea learns a painful lesson that life does not go according to her plans.
The other could be that the authorities may be concerned that, like others of his egotistic ilk, he might be tempted to set his lawyers upon them for failing, in his opinion, to take appropriate care of him while being transported to his place of incarceration.