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Definition of "egomania" [egomania]

  • Obsessive preoccupation with the self. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "egomania" in a sentence
  • "His head was full of fantastic perversions as to the nature of duty, largely mingled with the signs of degeneracy, which in these days would be called egomania and megalomania."
  • "Maybe it was because of the nicknames, maybe not, but Saladin. found Gibreel's revelations pathetic, anticlimactic, what was so strange if his dreams characterized him as the angel, dreams do every damn thing, did it really display more than a banal kind of egomania?"
  • "Randy, Flozell's extension was only one of the many mistakes made by "egomania" Parcells."