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self-importance

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Excessively high regard for one's own importance or station; conceit.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An exaggerated estimate of one's own importance or merit, especially as manifested by the conduct or manners; self-conceit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An exaggerated estimate of one's own importance or merit, esp. as manifested by the conduct or manners; self-conceit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The feeling or the manner of one who too much obtrudes his sense of his own importance; egotism; pomposity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
  • n. an exaggerated opinion of your own importance

Etymologies

self- +‎ importance (Wiktionary)

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