pertaining to or characterized by .
given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated.
indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.
Contemporary Examples

“egotistic verve” was a quality of which neither had a lack.
Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard July 8, 2009

Historical Examples

For the egotistic garrulity of the author there is, in fact, no more fit occasion than in the final pages of his book.
Tales of Fantasy and Fact Brander Matthews

I’m not going to be robbed of the egotistic pleasure of being hospitable.
Free Air Sinclair Lewis

Paul preaches no gospel of individualism, of egotistic salvation-seeking.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians G. G. Findlay

We do not deny that there are plenty of egotistic instincts in isolated individuals.
The Conquest of Bread Peter Kropotkin

Finally, despite the tenderness and kindliness he can show, the egotistic elements absorb too much of his nature.
The Vagabond in Literature Arthur Rickett

“Let every one mind his own business” was the first command of this egotistic morality.
The Growth of a Soul August Strindberg

That is a little tale of journalism as it is; if you call it egotistic and ask what is the use of it I think I could tell you.
A Miscellany of Men G. K. Chesterton

They are apt to be self-conscious, egotistic, and morbidly conscious.
Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot

We can now pose as experts on Earthquakes—pardon the egotistic form of talking about the latter, but it makes it more real.
The Letters of William James, Vol. II William James


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