self-importance

Synonyms and related words:
accent, amour-propre, arrogance, assurance, assuredness, autoeroticism, belief, certitude, cocksureness, complacency, concern, concernment, confidence, confidentness, consequence, consequentiality, consideration, conviction, courage, ego trip, egoism, egotism, emphasis, excellence, faith, grandiloquence, high order, high rank, hubris, import, importance, inflation, interest, mark, materiality, merit, moment, narcism, narcissism, note, orotundity, overconfidence, overproudness, oversureness, overweening, overweening pride, overweeningness, paramountcy, poise, pomposity, pompousness, pontificality, pontification, positiveness, precedence, preeminence, pride, primacy, priority, security, self-admiration, self-approbation, self-assurance, self-complacency, self-confidence, self-congratulation, self-consequence, self-content, self-delight, self-endearment, self-esteem, self-gratulation, self-infatuation, self-love, self-reliance, self-respect, self-satisfaction, self-sufficiency, self-worship, settled belief, significance, smugness, stress, stuffiness, subjective certainty, superiority, supremacy, sureness, surety, trust, turgidity, vaingloriousness, vainglory, vainness, value, vanity, weight, worth

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Self-importance — Self im*por tance, n. An exaggerated estimate of one s own importance or merit, esp. as manifested by the conduct or manners; self conceit. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-importance — ► NOUN ▪ an exaggerated sense of one s own value or importance. DERIVATIVES self important adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • self-importance — index consequence (significance), pride Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • self-importance — self im·por·tance (sĕlf ĭm pôrʹtns) n. Excessively high regard for one s own importance or station; conceit.   self im·porʹtant adj. self im·porʹtant·ly adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-importance — self im portance noun uncount the belief that you are more important than everyone else …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self-importance — noun an exaggerated sense of one s own value or importance. Derivatives self important adjective self importantly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-importance — noun Date: 1754 1. an exaggerated estimate of one s own importance ; self conceit 2. arrogant or pompous behavior …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-importance — noun An exaggerated estimate of ones own importance or merit, especially as manifested by the conduct or manners; self conceit …   Wiktionary

  • self-importance — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An exaggerated belief in one s own importance: egoism, egotism. Informal: bighead, bigheadedness, swelled head. See SELF LOVE …   English dictionary for students

  • self-importance — n. a high opinion of oneself; pompousness. Derivatives: self important adj. self importantly adv …   Useful english dictionary

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