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self-im·por·tance

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  1. ego, egotism, self-importancenoun

    an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others

    Synonyms:
    swelled head, ego, self, egotism

  2. egotism, self-importance, swelled headnoun

    an exaggerated opinion of your own importance

    Synonyms:
    swelled head, ego, egotism

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  1. self-importancenoun

    Synonyms:
    pompousness, pomposity, vanity, conceit

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How to use self-importance in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Jay Gould:

    Sigmund Freud often remarked that great revolutions in the history of science have but one common, and ironic, feature: they knock human arrogance off one pedestal after another of our previous conviction about our own self-importance.

  2. Hazlitt:

    A man who does not endeavour to seem more than he is will generally be thought nothing of. We habitually make such large deductions for pretence and imposture that no real merit will stand against them. It is necessary to set off our good qualities with a certain air of plausibility and self-importance, as some attention to fashion is necessary.

  3. Jean Anouilh:

    Talent is like a faucet while it is open, you have to write. Inspiration - a hoax fabricated by poets for their self-importance.

  4. Jean Anouilh:

    Talent is like a faucet; while it is open, you have to write. Inspiration? - a hoax fabricated by poets for their self-importance.


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