egomania


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egomania

Psychiatry
1. obsessive love for oneself and regard for one's own needs
2. any action dictated by this point of view
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Avarice, anger, intolerance and egomania have taken the place of qualities such as generosity, calmness, kindness and modesty.
Say what you like about Kanye's egomania, when he's on form, very few can get anywhere close to his high standards.
Ever gracious in public, and never wont to speak badly of anyone, nonetheless, in her poetry and in her demeanor and personal conduct, opportunism, careerism, hypocrisy, egomania, and all forms of political and personal corruption would suffer from pummeling rebuke, sarcasm, ridicule, and diatribe.
The examination of Nixon himself is fascinating, as Johnson manages to intertwine the President's well-known narcissism and egomania with the music that Adams provides.
That's enough to send anyone into a self-destructive tailspin--not from self-sabotage, but from egomania (so many paths to self-destruction, alas).
Obviously, this was not enough to quiet German egomania.
In the First Reich, Germany also wanted the title Emperor of Rome and in the next two they used their own means again against the states of Europe, two world wars and millions of dead, obviously this was not enough to quieten German egomania," the Daily Mail quoted the article, as stating.
Through some 20 televised debates and hundreds of interviews, Republican aspirants to the presidency assaulted the nation's intelligence, or what was left of it, with displays of venality, egomania, pandering, deception, self-delusion, self-promotion and scripted nonsense--and that's just from Newt Gingrich.
As Norwich says upfront, Absolute Monarchs is a political history more than anything, and with his unstuffy and sometimes witty writing style, he walks us through what could otherwise be a stifling couple of thousand years of popes, antipopes, endless political power struggles, war, greed, torture, inquisitions, egomania, incest, fornication, bastard children and orgies.
Delusional egomania, after all, is not a federal offense.
The arrogant strut of Bremner, the egomania of Revie, the even greater egomania of Clough.
And according to boffins studying an egomania epidemic, this sentence has been scientifically proven to be "THE SINGLE LAST THING THAT ANYBODY SHOULD EVER SAY".