[ee-guh-tis-tik, eg-uh-] /ˌi gəˈtɪs tɪk, ˌɛg ə-/
pertaining to or characterized by .
given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated.
indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.
[ih-gree-juh s, -jee-uh s] /ɪˈgri dʒəs, -dʒi əs/ adjective 1. extraordinary in some bad way; glaring; flagrant: an egregious mistake; an egregious liar. Synonyms: gross, outrageous, notorious, shocking. Antonyms: tolerable, moderate, minor, unnoticeable. 2. Archaic. distinguished or eminent. /ɪˈɡriːdʒəs; -dʒɪəs/ adjective 1. outstandingly bad; flagrant: an egregious lie 2. (archaic) distinguished; eminent adj. 1530s, “distinguished, […]
[ih-las-tik] /ɪˈlæs tɪk/ adjective 1. capable of returning to its original length, shape, etc., after being stretched, deformed, compressed, or expanded: an elastic waistband; elastic fiber. 2. spontaneously expansive, as gases. 3. flexible; accommodating; adaptable; tolerant: elastic rules and regulations. 4. springing back or rebounding; springy: He walks with an elastic step. 5. readily recovering […]
[el-der-lee] /ˈɛl dər li/ adjective 1. of advanced age; old: discounts for elderly patrons. 2. of or relating to persons in later life. noun 3. (used with a plural verb) elderly people collectively; senior citizens (usually preceded by the): Doctors recommend that young children and the elderly get vaccinated. /ˈɛldəlɪ/ adjective (of people) 1. adj. […]
[non-i-lek-tid] /ˌnɒn ɪˈlɛk tɪd/ adjective 1. chosen for a position or office without running in an election. 2. not specifically chosen.