pertaining to or characterized by .
given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated.
indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.
“egotistic verve” was a quality of which neither had a lack.
Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard July 8, 2009
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
a positron. antielectron an·ti·e·lec·tron (ān’tē-ĭ-lěk’trŏn’) n. See positron. antielectron (ān’tē-ĭ-lěk’trŏn’, ān’tī-) See positron.
(often used with a plural verb) the choice or best of anything considered collectively, as of a group or class of persons. (used with a plural verb) persons of the highest class: Only the elite were there. a group of persons exercising the major share of authority or influence within a larger group: the power […]
- Anti elitism
practice of or belief in rule by an . consciousness of or pride in belonging to a select or favored group. noun the belief that society should be governed by a select group of gifted and highly educated individuals such government pride in or awareness of being one of an elite group n. 1951; see […]
practice of or belief in rule by an . consciousness of or pride in belonging to a select or favored group. Contemporary Examples That is not to say the students who submit to the elitism and racism promoted by the USC Greek system are wholly sympathetic. Stepford Sororities: The Pressures of USC’s Greek Life Maya […]
(of a person or class of persons) considered superior by others or by themselves, as in intellect, talent, power, wealth, or position in society: elitist country clubbers who have theirs and don’t care about anybody else. catering to or associated with an elitist class, its ideologies, or its institutions: Even at such a small, private […]