Definition of egomania in English:


Line breaks: ego|mania
Pronunciation: /ɛɡə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə
, iː-/


[mass noun]
Obsessive egotism or self-centredness.
More example sentences
  • Ultimately what it amounts to is an aversion to pretentiousness and egomania.
  • He may be insecure, but his insecurity expresses itself not in egomania or depression, but in a garrulous, love-me-do amiability.
  • If a painfully hip novel set in the European fashion industry didn't contain the requisite amount of preening egomania, airy-fairy posturing and general preposterousness, you would probably ask for your money back.



Pronunciation: /-ˈmeɪnɪak/
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  • He was a narcissistic egomaniac who thought the entire world had nothing better to do but impinge on his personal space.
  • I don't say that in an attempt to seem humble, because I am in egomaniac at heart and love any little boost to my ego.
  • All writers are egomaniacs, but online there's no filter.


Pronunciation: /-məˈnʌɪək(ə)l/
More example sentences
  • Maybe that's selfish and egomaniacal, but I love myself just the way I am, and so do my friends.
  • He's a rich, famous, egomaniacal political commentator.
  • Is there something slightly egomaniacal about saying a prayer in your own name?

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