Definition of egomania in English:

egomania

noun

mass noun
  • Obsessive egotism or self-centredness.

    • ‘His TV show is an unwatchable spectacle of rampant egomania.’
    • ‘Isn't it a bit weird, conducting an imaginary interview with yourself, on a blog already devoted to furthering your growing egomania?’
    • ‘His egomania, he wrote, was the other side of deficient self-esteem.’
    • ‘Moving on, let's tackle my presumed rampant egomania.’
    • ‘A reputation of jealousy, rage and egomania had made him the man he was today, and that was something he had come to regret.’
    • ‘Politicians have a limited emotional range - normally just rampant egomania or self pity.’
    • ‘It is not so much that Neil's blend of chippiness and egomania has abated, but that it has simply found its perfect outlet.’
    • ‘The band signed a massive deal, spent aeons in the studio and fell apart amid talk of egomania.’
    • ‘He combined athleticism, judgement and skill in an irresistible mix - and he was a great sportsman, totally devoid of egomania.’
    • ‘But surprise soon gave way to a mild attack of egomania.’
    • ‘He may be insecure, but his insecurity expresses itself not in egomania or depression, but in a garrulous, love-me-do amiability.’
    • ‘His motivation can certainly not be solely attributed to financial reward and egomania.’
    • ‘His estranged guitarist, songwriting partner and soulmate since childhood, had succumbed to cocaine, aloof behaviour and rampant egomania.’
    • ‘Ultimately what it amounts to is an aversion to pretentiousness and egomania.’
    • ‘Sure, he drips egomania, but he is also struggling with a total lack of identity.’
    • ‘Seen from this angle, the giant personalities which many of them cultivated were not instances of egomania but their individual responses to the huge expectations which junior staff and patients placed upon them.’
    • ‘One does not need to be laboring under maniacal egomania to begin to believe oneself above it all.’
    • ‘If a painfully hip novel set in the European fashion industry didn't contain the requisite amount of preening egomania, airy-fairy posturing and general preposterousness, you would probably ask for your money back.’
    • ‘It wasn't egomania, it was a real financial necessity.’
    • ‘‘Whether those religious paintings are an expression of faith, whether they are deeply iconoclastic or whether they are a kind of extraordinary egomania we don't know,’ she says.’
    conceit, conceitedness, self-conceit, narcissism, self-love, self-admiration, self-regard, self-absorption, self-obsession, self-centredness, egotism, egoism, egocentrism
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Pronunciation

egomania

/ɛɡə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə//ɛɡə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə/