egotistically

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv egotistically in an egotistical manner "he behaved egotistically"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Egotistically With egotism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • egotistically In an egotistical manner.
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Quotations

  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose%20Bierce
    “Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.”
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose%20Bierce
    “An egotist is a person interested in himself than in me!”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “The pest of society are the egotist, they are dull and bright, sacred and profane, course and fine. It is a disease that like the flu falls on all constitutions.”
  • Lucille S. Harper
    Lucille S. Harper
    “The nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people.”

Usage

In literature:

To pushing quackery a high example, A calm rebuke to egotist parade!
"Punch, or The London Charivari, Vol. 100., Jan. 17, 1891" by Various
It was a mission well done, and the lad, although by no means egotistical, was well aware of it.
"The Boy Allies On the Firing Line" by Clair W. Hayes
No one cares to take up the task of informing the egotist who already knows it all.
"Laugh and Live" by Douglas Fairbanks
No, sir, upon my honour, I am not egotist.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 357" by Various
To the furthest corner of the picture, they are egotistical as human beings.
"The Art Of The Moving Picture" by Vachel Lindsay
Deffant, on the other hand, was witty and intelligent, but old, bitter, and withal egotistically insensible.
"International Weekly Miscellany Of Literature, Art, and Science" by Various
No man not a colossal egotist could hear such a prophesy with indifference.
"The Beauty and the Bolshevist" by Alice Duer Miller
Associated Words: egoism, egoist, egoistic, egotism, egotist, egotistical.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
Sublime egotist that you are, everything is effect, color, mirages, decorations.
"The Cross of Berny" by Emile de Girardin
Certainly he could not have been an egotist in the bosom of his family.
"Stage Confidences" by Clara Morris
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In poetry:

Rama will never abide
in the egotistic man's heart
therefore his slave, Suradasa,
has abandoned pride.
"The Lord Is His Devotees' Slave" by Sant Surdas
You cannot help me? but I see
I have a readier prompter here,
The child is whispering in my ear,
‘Write a pretty thing of me!’
I will, you egotistic gnome,
The best is often nearest home.
"Of Me" by William Bell Scott

In news:

'Let Big Bob Know That His 'holier Than Thou', Pompous Ass, Arrogant , Self Righteous, Egotistical Attitude Lost His Beloved Morning Show A Listener Today'.
Catnip From the Egotists.
A Globalist, An Egotist And a Mystic.
" In the course of an afternoon's tour of the city, Lorca had been pedantic, vain, and egotistical, giving his companion the impression that "Spanish poetry began and ended with him.
The man who plays a beloved egotist on the Fox hit channels the character's voice in a slight send-up of the actress's lifestyle publication.
'Let Big Bob Know That His 'holier Than Thou', Pompous Ass, Arrogant, Self Righteous, Egotistical Attitude Lost His Beloved Morning Show A Listener Today'.
Egotists are preoccupied with themselves to an extreme degree.
GREEN RIVER, Utah — Great spellers come in all types, from egotistical showoffs to loners who find sanctuary in the forest of words.
But the decision to hand it over at all was the one that he said is unusual, claiming that CPAs are often "too egotistical" to let go of control.
I've never had egotistical or those words used.
Curran Events Facts never get in the way of ideologues, egotistical politicians or arrogant civic leaders.
FORT WAYNE, Indiana--He's with us to this day, in words and phrases like psychoanalysis, egotist, dream therapy, anal retentive and Freudian slip.
New Yorkers are just as egotistical about the superiority of their food as you thought.
Of all professional athletes, hockey player s are said to be the nicest, least egotistical, and generally the most gracious U2?s Bono now can agree with all of those statements.
This play-with-in-a-play recounts the backstage and on stage antics of an egotistical actor and his ex-wife as they co-star in a production of "Taming of the Shrew".
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In science:

It is nice to know that these egotistical numbers cannot be too grand.
Autobiographical Numbers
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