Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The essential element of the ego or self; egohood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Personality.

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  • noun personality
  • noun existence as an individual; selfness

Etymologies

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ego +‎ -ity

Examples

  • All of it is there, both outside and inside me, for all of it was necessary to bring “me” into being, even though it did not all arise just to bring me into being, except in the narcissistic outback of my egoity.

    Robert Augustus Masters - What Matters About Matter

  • Nishitani finds profounder intimations of a truly radical subjectivity in both Meister Eckhart's mystical theology and Nietzsche's radical atheism, which each in their own way go beyond, or dig beneath, attachments to and sublations of egoity.

    The Kyoto School

  • Modern day republicans demonstrate gross ego-minded insane egoity, untainted by any connection with the Unity of existence.

    Firedoglake » Chocolate Eggs, Faith and the Democratic Party

  • Awakening to the emptiness of all things, to their lack of substantial own-being or egoity (Japanese: shogyômuga), thus frees one both from an ego-centered and reified view of things, and from the illusion of the substantial ego itself.

    The Kyoto School

  • For in modern psychology, not excluding the branch of it where efforts are made to penetrate into deeper regions of man's being, nothing is less well understood than the true nature of man's egoity.

    Man or Matter

  • Reincarnational cycles are a more reasonable explanation for the different states of evolution in which mankind is found, than the common Western theory which assumes that something (consciousness of egoity) came out of nothing, existed with varying degrees of lustihood for thirty or ninety years, and then returned to the original void.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • The persistent core of human egoity is only temporarily allied with sense perception.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • Reincarnational cycles are a more reasonable explanation for the different states of evolution in which mankind is found, than the common Western theory which assumes that something (consciousness of egoity) came out of nothing, existed with varying degrees of lustihood for thirty or ninety years, and then returned to the original void.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • The persistent core of human egoity is only temporarily allied with sense perception.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • You do with all your complicated egoity as the camel did with his cameltiness before he could enter the needle's eye; then -- heigh presto!

    The Crest-Wave of Evolution A Course of Lectures in History, Given to the Graduates' Class in the Raja-Yoga College, Point Loma, in the College-Year 1918-19

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