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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In an era of egomaniacal footballers, Carroll and 'Cashley' being just two of way too many, Giggs stands out as one of the few who's flashier on the pitch than he is off it.
This thoroughly egomaniacal, corrupt puppet of the US and Israel's anti democratic and self serving military agenda, will no longer be tolerated.
I know of no better insight into the inner workings of the caudillo regime, of the egomaniacal ruthless dictator sustained by a repressive state apparatus and compliant media.
The words are Napoleon's, an egomaniacal dictator who invaded most of his neighbors, and whose thirst for total victory led him to overreach, sacrifice hundreds of thousands of his soldiers, suffer ignominious defeat, and end up in exile on an island.
Rainn Wilson - the egomaniacal Dwight Schrute on "The Office" - once told Stone he could play him in a movie.
It took 2 Chainz more than a decade and one name change to become a star, and it took "Spend It" a track with an egomaniacal hook, whining organ and lurching drum rolls a year to become his signature, self-affirming hit.
HE is most famous for playing Jesus, a nurse and a Man U obsessed detective and is now playing on stage an egomaniacal surgeon in Robert Gordon's Doctor in the House.
When Echols reveals too much of what's rolling around in his head, though, he comes across as egomaniacal and off-putting--the 18-year-old tortured poet comes peeking out through the pen of the hardened inmate.
Today he's seen mainly in supporting roles, often comic ones, and is best known as egomaniacal television executive Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock, a careerresuscitating role that has brought him two Emmy Awards as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
The Ride" is the story of a housewife who has sunk into a deep depression from her everyday life and her marriage to an egomaniacal husband who seems to forget she exists.
They offer, here and now, an alternative to materialism, capitalism and the egomaniacal lust for power.
1) A televised conflict between a flawed, conflicted, guilt-ridden politician lusting for fame, respect, and "legacy," and an egomaniacal television upstart from Britain lusting after celebrity and media success, both of them attempting to revive and reinvent their careers (if one accepts the logic of the plot);