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egomania

 [e″go-ma´ne-ah]
extreme self-centeredness; extreme egotism.

e·go·ma·ni·a

(ē'gō-mā'nē-ă),
Extreme self-centeredness, self-appreciation, or self-content.
[ego + G. mania, frenzy]

egomania

/ego·ma·nia/ (e″go-ma´ne-ah) extreme self-centeredness; extreme egotism.

egomania

(ē′gō-mā′nē-ə, -mān′yə)
n.
Obsessive preoccupation with the self.

e′go·ma′ni·ac′ (-nē-ăk′) n.
e′go·ma·ni′a·cal (-mə-nī′ə-kəl) adj.
e′go·ma·ni′a·cal·ly adv.

egomania

[ē′gōmā′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, ego, I, mania, madness
a pathological preoccupation with the self and an exaggerated sense of one's own importance.

e·go·ma·ni·a

(ē'gō-mā'nē-ă)
Extreme self-centeredness, self-appreciation, or self-content.
[ego + G. mania, frenzy]

egomania

A pathological degree of preoccupation with self. An abnormal degree of self-esteem.
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