Definition of egoistic:
king, egocentric, selfish, self-serving, self-seeking, egotistical, self-centered, egotistic, selfish, self-absorbed, egoistical, self-, self-love, egotistic, stuck-up, self, bigheaded, vainglorious, self-centred, self-involved, individualistic, egomaniacal.
- proud (part of speech: adjective)
- vain (part of speech: adjective)
This is very noble and heroic doctrine, and is enforced in verse not unworthy of it for having a certain air of strain and effort; for surely it is not doctrine that the egoistic heart rises to without some experimental flutter of the wings.- "Views and Reviews", Henry James.
- "Autobiography of a YOGI", Paramhansa Yogananda.
It has indeed an egoistic side, including the ingredients I have called Individual Preference, Monopolism, Jealousy, Coyness, Hyperbole, Mixed Moods, and Pride; and it is not a mere accident that these are also the seven features which may be found in sensual love too; for sensuality and selfishness are twins.- "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.