egomania egomania

Definition(s):

  • (n) an intense and irresistible love for yourself and concern for your own needs

Usage(s):

  1. Having failed as an actor in New York, he takes his special brand of egomania over to professional wrestling.
  2. That's egomania and self -delusion, not science.
  3. His half-bantering egomania became huge.

News

  1. The Swedish Serial Killer Who Maybe Wasn't

    If you read anything this morning, it should be  Chris Heath's stirring profile in  GQ  of a Swedish serial killer  who has been locked up in a mental hospital for the last 23 years for committing at least eight gruesome, sexually violent murders — but the catch is the killer may have cooperated with authorities too eager to solve the cases in order to fuel his own egomania and drug addiction ...
    on July 29, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire

  2. The Swedish Serial Killer That Maybe Wasn't

    If you read anything this morning, it should be Chris Heath's stirring profile in GQ of a Swedish serial killer who has been locked up in a mental hospital for the last 23 years for committing at least eight gruesome, sexually violent murders — but the catch is the killer may have cooperated with authorities too eager to solve the cases in order to fuel his own egomania and drug addiction.
    on July 29, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. The book was "an exercise in egomania if ever I've seen one", Mr Swan writes. "On the one hand, he is claiming credit for anything that went well - but blames John Howard for the negatives."
    on Sep 13, 2008 By: Wayne Swan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "Without sounding too harsh, it's an egomania," Wolff says.
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Wolff Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "He is beginning to overreach, wanting to be involved in everything," said Riordan Roett, director of Latin American studies at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies. "It'sa matter of egomania at work here."
    on May 20, 2006 By: Riordan Roett Source: La Voce di Fiore

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