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egotist

[ē′gətist, eg′-]
one who is vain or conceited or who places too much importance on the self and is boastful, egocentric, and arrogant. See also egoist.
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One, clinging to values created by Schoenberg and carried on by Stockhausen and his ilk, works egotistically to impose his forms on the apparent chaos of the world and, through them, to dictate the Truth.
This chute resulted in a breaking away from unity, simplicity, and homogeneity--a splitting up into individuals that egotistically struggle for independence in isolation.
Group after group strides past, each convinced of its moral or political superiority and thus behaving as egotistically as violin, cello, and flute in the concert at Lady Edward's.
If the observer is at odds, if he egotistically resists the distributed energies sustaining him, then he is "negatively" directed to himself and the world.
With a few strokes of his own pen, he exposes his capacity for hypocrisy and even for a kind of violent theft, he egotistically shows off his creative powers, and he identifies creativity with the abolition of the ego.
Car makers were not only thinking egotistically about their own well-being, he claimed, saying that the Commission was favouring big dealers.
When it comes to conspicuous consumption based on self-centered hedonism and egotistically driven consumerism, dollar for dollar, nobody beats us boomers.
According to Greek myth, Dionysus appears among the mortals of Thebes and eventually causes the death of the ruler Pentheus because the Thebans, egotistically, do not acknowledge Dionysus' divinity.
Thinking egotistically in a tragic circumstance is the worst you can do," he states.
Egotistically speaking, I'm in the genre of Alexander Payne films, and I love the idea that my films are difficult to categorize.
America's premier news organizations castigated Webb professionally and personally, accusing him of egotistically sensationalizing unsubstantiated claims of contra-CIA drug connections.
It is strategic from the perspective of the egotistically free relationship humility establishes with the staff, patients, and others.