Definition of egotism:
self-confidence, self-glory, assurance, pridefulness, superiority, ostentation, elation, presumption, smugness, egocentrism, self-satisfaction, self-admiration, amour-propre, pomposity, self-preoccupation, complacency, egomania, insolence, bigheadedness, vaingloriousness, selfness, self-glorification, conceit, self-conceit, swelled head, self-involvement, self-esteem, vainglory, pride, self-assertion, ego trip, self-absorption, boastfulness, self-congratulation, condescension, self-regard, self-importance, navel-gazing, pompousness, self, self-love, overconfidence, self-applause, haughtiness, vainglory, egoism, ego, snobbery, vainness, misanthropy, self-interest, self-consciousness, immodesty, arrogance, pride, conceitedness, self-worship, self-concern, self-love, swellheadedness, self-opinion, bighead, self-assumption.
- "Dorian", Nephi Anderson.
We read our astronomy and geology in the light of our enormous egotism, and appropriate all to ourselves; but science sees in our appearance here a no more significant event than in the foam and bubbles that whirl and dance for a moment upon the river's current.- "The Breath of Life", John Burroughs.
- "The Portal of Dreams", Charles Neville Buck.