Definitions for self-aggrandizement

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

self′-aggran′dizement(n.)

  1. increase of one's own power, wealth, etc., usu. aggressively.

Origin of self-aggrandizement:

1790–1800

self′-aggran′dizing(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

Wiktionary

  1. self-aggrandizement(Noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Self-aggrandizement(noun)

    the aggrandizement of one's self

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