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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The quality of tradecraft demonstrated by Nicholson senior, impressive though it is, must stand to one side as the author weaves a sorry tail of destroyed ego, egomania, betrayal and self-aggrandisement of epic proportions; an individual described in the book as a 'cunning, self-centred, self-righteous, and evil ...
As much as someone with low self-esteem may struggle to believe that they deserve to be loved for who they are, similarly, someone with high self esteem person may struggle to find a partner who will accept their destructive egomania. Both ends of the spectrum can lead to self-sabotaging behaviours.
Amid the comical egomania and irritation at critical opinion, there's a confidence and honesty which shines through.
'The beauty of the impostor syndrome is you vacillate between extreme egomania and a complete feeling of: 'I'm a fraud!
Both Pietersen and Keane seem to have embarked on a mission to settle scores with friends and foes and engulfed with egomania. I presume, therefore, both the books lack insights, immediacy and most importantly the suitable gravitas which are so vital for readers to reach the hearts and minds of the authors.
The psychological profile of the individual in question was less one of greed than egomania. Both characteristics often feature when those privy to information wish to do the dirty on their employees.
Infighting, manipulation and occasional egomania are stock weapons in trade amongst some of the Birmingham elite, and probably everywhere else in the business world for that matter.
Avarice, anger, intolerance and egomania have taken the place of qualities such as generosity, calmness, kindness and modesty.
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.
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.