Self-importance

  • 1 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

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

    English terms dictionary

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

    Law dictionary

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 self-importance — Synonyms and related words: accent, amour propre, arrogance, assurance, assuredness, autoeroticism, belief, certitude, cocksureness, complacency, concern, concernment, confidence, confidentness, consequence, consequentiality, consideration,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

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

    English new terms dictionary

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

    New Collegiate Dictionary

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

    Wiktionary

  • 10 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

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

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 self importance — recognition of one s importance but in an exaggerated manner …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 self-importance — n. Pride, vanity, conceit …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 self-importance — noun (U) the attitude that shows you think you are more important than other people …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 self-importance — UK / US noun [uncountable] the belief that you are more important than everyone else …

    English dictionary

  • 16 self-important — self importance, n. self importantly, adv. /self im pawr tnt, self /, adj. having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one s own importance; pompously conceited or haughty. [1765 75] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 17 self-important — /sɛlf ɪmˈpɔtnt / (say self im pawtnt) adjective having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one s own importance; conceited or pompous. –self importance, noun –self importantly, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 self-important — [self′im pôrt′ nt] adj. having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one s own importance; pompous or officious self importance n …

    English World dictionary

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

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 self-con|se|quence — «SEHLF KON suh kwehns, kwuhns», noun. a sense of one s own importance; self importance …

    Useful english dictionary