Definition of Egomania

1. Noun. An intense and irresistible love for yourself and concern for your own needs.

Generic synonyms: Cacoethes, Mania, Passion



Definition of Egomania

1. Noun. Excessive vanity, pride or arrogance; self-importance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Egomania

1. extreme egotism [n -S]

Medical Definition of Egomania

1. Extreme self-centreedness, self-appreciation, or self-content. Origin: ego + G. Mania, frenzy (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Egomania

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egoism
egoisms
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egoistically
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egoitis
egoity
egoless
egolessly
egolessness
egolike
egomania (current term)
egomaniac
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Literary usage of Egomania

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1913)
"In Strindberg's kind of sensitiveness - the acute feeling of what happens to oneself, whether physically or mentally—lies the germ of egomania. ..."

2. Marianne Moore: Vision Into Verse by Patricia C. Willis (1987)
"Blessed the geniuses who know that egomania is not a duty.) The sixteenth-century Venetian painter Giorgione was featured ..."

3. Germany Vs. Civilization: Notes on the Atrocious War by William Roscoe Thayer (1916)
"Versatile and neurotic, his conceit soon developed into unchecked egomania. At the outset, the minute German specialists smiled when he laid down the law to ..."

4. Ohio Circuit Court Reports: New Series. Cases Adjudged in the Circuit Courts by Ohio Circuit Courts (1916)
"LAURA L. JORDAN v. THE MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY ET AL. Decided, November 26, 1906. Insanity—Evidence of egomania and Megalomania. ..."

5. The Journal of the British Homoeopathic Society by British Homoeopathic Society (1897)
"His egomania assumes the form of anarchism. He is in a state of constant ... He says: "As in Ibsen egomania has found its poet, so in Nietzsche it has found ..."

6. The Bookman (1911)
"Rostand himself, with his stained-glass romanticism, his elegance of the "aesthete," his egomania, is a poseur of admirably finished technique. ..."

7. Shakespeare from Betterton to Irving by George Clinton Densmore Odell (1920)
"Mac- ready failed for several reasons, the most influential of which possibly was his character, in which egotism amounting almost to egomania struggled for ..."

8. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"Among these racial causes the foremost was that extraordinary race conceit, as developed into a colossal national egomania, ..."

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