egotism

If you think that there's nothing better than being you, then you're full of egotism, a word for an inflated sense of self-importance.

Most people believe it's good to have positive feelings about yourself and healthy self-esteem. But some people feel a little too good about themselves, and that's called egotism. People suffering from egotism think the world revolves around them. They're arrogant, cocky, overconfident, selfish, and generally think they're better than other people. And having an ego of that size is generally not a good thing.

Definitions of egotism
1

n an exaggerated opinion of your own importance

Synonyms:
self-importance, swelled head
Types:
superiority complex
an exaggerated estimate of your own value and importance
Type of:
conceit, conceitedness, vanity
the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride

n an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others

Synonyms:
ego, self-importance
Type of:
pride, pridefulness
a feeling of self-respect and personal worth

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