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Another word for ego

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Noun
  1. An individual's awareness of what constitutes his or her essential nature and distinguishes him or her from all others

      1. One's own person as distinct from all others
      2. (Immunology) That which the immune system identifies as belonging to the body:
      3. One's own interests, welfare, or advantage:
    See also:

    be

    self

  2. A regarding of oneself with undue favor

      1. Self-regard, self-esteem.
      2. Alternative form of amour propre.
      3. Respect for oneself; self-esteem.
      1. A flight of imagination; fancy
      2. A fanciful or witty expression or notion; often, specif., a striking and elaborate metaphor, sometimes one regarded, esp. formerly, as strained and arbitrary
      3. (--- Obsolete) The result of intellectual activity; a thought or an opinion.
      1. The belief that self-interest provides the proper basis for moral behavior.
      2. (Ethics) The doctrine that self-interest is the proper goal of all human actions
      3. Egotism; conceit.
      1. Constant, excessive reference to oneself in speaking or writing
      2. An inflated sense of one's own importance; conceit.
      3. Conceit or vanity
      1. (Psychoanalysis) Arrest at or regression to the first stage of libidinal development, in which the self is an object of erotic pleasure
      2. Erotic pleasure derived from contemplation or admiration of one's own body or self, especially as a fixation on or a regression to an infantile stage of development.
      3. Excessive interest in one's own appearance, comfort, importance, abilities, etc.
      1. A flamboyant or impressive group:
      2. Pleasure or satisfaction taken in an achievement, possession, or association:
      3. Delight or satisfaction in one's own or another's achievements, in associations, etc.
      1. Vain, ostentatious display:
      2. Vain show or empty pomp
      3. Excessive or unwarranted pride in one's accomplishments or qualities.
      1. (Short for) vanity case
      2. Worthlessness, pointlessness, or futility:
      3. Excessive pride in one's appearance or accomplishments; conceit.
      1. An act, experience, or course of behavior that gratifies the ego.
      2. (Slang) A trip, or experience, that gratifies or indulges the ego
      3. Self-aggrandizement; an act undertaken to increase one's own power and influence or to draw attention to one's own importance.
    See also:

    self-love

  3. A sense of one's own dignity or worth

    See also:

    respect

Another word for ego

Noun
  1. The self

      1. (Archaic) The quality or fact of being a particular person; personal identity; individuality
      2. Qualities of any individual as expressed by attitudes and physical and mental activities; distinctive individual qualities of a person, considered collectively
      3. The totality of behavioral traits that are peculiar to a specific nonhuman animal:
      1. An individual or distinguishing feature.
      2. The quality or state of being individual; singularity:
      3. Personal identity; personality
      1. One's own person as distinct from all others
      2. The identity, character, or essential qualities of any person or thing
      3. One's own interests, welfare, or advantage:
    See also:

    character

  2. Egotism

      1. Excessive interest in one's own appearance, comfort, importance, abilities, etc.
      2. Pleasure derived from contemplation or admiration of one's own body or self, considered in psychoanalytic theory to be a fixation on or a regression to an infantile stage of development.
      3. A personality disorder characterized by self-preoccupation, need for admiration, lack of empathy, and unconscious deficits in self-esteem.
      1. A fanciful poetic image, especially an elaborate or exaggerated comparison.
      2. (--- Obsolete) The result of intellectual activity; a thought or an opinion.
      3. Unduly favorable estimation of one's own abilities or worth; overly positive self-regard.
      1. Belief in oneself; self-respect
      2. Undue pride in oneself; conceit
      3. Confidence in one's own worth; self-respect.
      1. Alternative spelling of self-image.
      2. One's conception of oneself and one's own identity, abilities, worth, etc.
      3. The way a person views themself.
    See also:

    egotism

    pride