Egotistic E`go*tis"tic, Egotistical E`go*tis"tic*al, a. Addicted to, or manifesting, egotism; having an exaggerated view of one's own importance or good qualities.

Syn: egotistic; narcissistic; self-loving; conceited; vain; self-important; opinionated. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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