Egotize

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Egotize To talk or write as an egotist.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • egotize To talk or write much of one's self; exhibit egotism.
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Quotations

  • Thomas Carlyle
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    “Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Mastery passes often for egotism.”
  • George V. Higgins
    George V. Higgins
    “Egotism is the art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.”
  • Frank Leahy
    Frank Leahy
    “Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.”
  • Marianne Moore
    Marianne Moore
    “Egotism is usually subversive of sagacity.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “An empire is an immense egotism.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Egotism

Usage

In literature:

The egotism of the dramatist resents this uncomfortable fact, but the fact exists.
"The Author's Craft" by Arnold Bennett
If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.
"The Human Machine" by E. Arnold Bennett
All this egotism has been written with a heart full of thoughts of you and anxieties for you.
"The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)" by Frederic G. Kenyon
Garrison's rampant and impersonal egotism was good politics, but bad taste.
"Emerson and Other Essays" by John Jay Chapman
A drive in the Bois would be a truly delicious indulgence of her egotism.
"Evelyn Innes" by George Moore
It would have been hard, therefore, for Browning to have chosen a better example for his study of intellectual egotism than Paracelsus.
"Robert Browning" by G. K. Chesterton
A kind of sublimated egotism, he said to himself, after all!
"Lady Connie" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
The idea that you have enemies is egotism gone to seed.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 5 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
There was only one end possible to such a clash of high tempers, national egotisms, and reciprocal ignorances.
"New York Times, Current History, Vol 1, Issue 1" by Various
The egotism of each tingled sensitively with eager joy.
"Leonora" by Arnold Bennett
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In news:

Jury Weighs John Edwards's Tale of Self-Admitted Egotism .
The Irredeemably Boring Egotism of Cindy Sherman.
1776 and American Egotism .
There's naked ambition, of course, and egotism, and narcissism.
Drag-rooted performance works that question the egotism of the artist and the role of the audience.
Who Will Be The Next to 'EGOT.
With this past weekend's Grammys, producer Scott Rudin became the latest entertainer to earn the ugly, ineffective title of "EGOT"–having won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.
Could she be the recipient of an EGOT+.
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