Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being important; importance.

Etymologies

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From important +‎ -ness.

Examples

  • ALL VOTES COUNT and no bit of statistics or individual utility should be used to justify laziness and and self importantness.

    FREAK-TV: Why Economists Don’t Vote - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Dear Jack, I'd say that each segment of this finanical meltdown has been dealt a plan leading them out of the morass they created because of their unique forms of greed, narrowmindness, arrogance, self-importantness and self-made superiorty.

    Cafferty File

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