Definitions for self-aggrandizement
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
increase of one's own power, wealth, etc., usu. aggressively.
Origin of self-aggrandizement:
self-aggrandizement, self-aggrandisement, ego trip(noun)
an act undertaken to increase your own power and influence or to draw attention to your own importance
The act or action of making oneself seem more important. An act of pride or boasting.
His attempts at self-aggrandizement made him seem vain, boastful and, ironically, petty.
the aggrandizement of one's self
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