self-importantly
adverb see self-important

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-importantly — See self important. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-importantly — See: self important …   English dictionary

  • self-importantly — adverb see self important …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-importantly — in a boastful manner, arrogantly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-important — self importance, n. self importantly, adv. /self im pawr tnt, self /, adj. having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one s own importance; pompously conceited or haughty. [1765 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-important — self im portant adj behaving in a way that shows you think you are more important than other people used to show disapproval ▪ a self important, pompous little man >self importance n [U] >self importantly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • self-important — /sɛlf ɪmˈpɔtnt / (say self im pawtnt) adjective having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one s own importance; conceited or pompous. –self importance, noun –self importantly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-important — adjective Date: 1766 having or showing self importance • self importantly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-importance — noun an exaggerated sense of one s own value or importance. Derivatives self important adjective self importantly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-important — adjective behaving in a way that shows you think you are more important than other people: a self important, pompous little man self importantly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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