[ee-goh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh, eg-oh-] /ˌi goʊˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə, ˌɛg oʊ-/
psychologically abnormal .
obsessive love for oneself and regard for one’s own needs
any action dictated by this point of view
1825, from ego + mania.
egomania e·go·ma·ni·a (ē’gō-mā’nē-ə, -mān’yə, ěg’ō-)
Extreme appreciation or preoccupation with the self.
An extreme egotism.
[ee-gof-uh-nee] /iˈgɒf ə ni/ noun 1. a vocal sound heard through a stethoscope and resembling the bleating of a goat, often occurring in cases of pleurisy with effusion. egophony e·goph·o·ny (ē-gôf’ə-nē) n. A peculiar broken quality of the voice sounds, like the bleating of a goat, heard over lung tissue in cases of pleurisy with […]
[ee-goh-surf eg-o‐] /ˈi goʊˌsɜrf ˈɛg ɒ‐/ verb (used without object) 1. Informal. to search the Internet to find references to one’s name or one’s personal information.
noun 1. a school of neo-Freudian psychology holding that the ego has autonomous energy and functions independently.
[ee-goh-sin-ton-ik, eg-oh-] /ˈi goʊ sɪnˈtɒn ɪk, ˈɛg oʊ-/ adjective, Psychiatry. 1. of or relating to aspects of one’s behavior or attitudes viewed as acceptable and consistent with one’s fundamental personality and beliefs (contrasted with ). ego-syntonic adj. Acceptable to the aims of the ego.