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grandiosity

An exaggerated belief or claim of one’s importance or identity, manifest by delusions of wealth, power, or fame

grandiosity

Psychiatry An exaggerated belief or claims of one's importance or identity, manifest by delusions of wealth, power, or fame. See Manic episode, Bipolar disorder.

grandiose

(gran′dē-ōs″, gran″dē-ōs′)
In psychiatry, pert. to one's unrealistic and exaggerated concept of self-worth, importance, wealth, and ability.
grandiosity (gran″dē-os′ĭt-ē)
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