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egotism

 [e´go-tizm]
1. conceit, selfishness, self-centeredness, with an inflated sense of one's importance.
2. egoism (def. 2).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

egotism

(e'go-tizm)
1. The tendency to regard oneself more highly than is warranted by the facts, and to boast of one's abilities or achievements.
2. An inflated sense of self-importance; conceit. See: egoism
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