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Excessively conceited or absorbed in oneself; self-centered.‘he's selfish, egotistical, and arrogant’
- ‘Even the nicest people involved in bands often start to gravitate away or get very egotistical when their profile increases.’
- ‘That said, it can be frustrating working with conceited, egotistical players.’
- ‘Whether driven by guilt or sympathy, we can and do reach out beyond our own egotistical world and take actions at personal expense on behalf of others.’
- ‘He was vain, egotistical, boorish and gloriously insensitive.’
- ‘I think it's perfectly possible in conversation to be proud of achievements without appearing egotistical.’
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