(1) Arrogant, narcissistic, egotistical, brilliant – all of that I can handle in Paul,” Levinson writes.
(2) I had lived 20 years of manic self-fulfilment, but now all those experiences I had so carefully curated for myself seemed egotistical, empty, without someone to pass them on to.
(3) With radio, it's much more immediate and I much more directly feel what I can put out as a programme and that's quite satisfying in its own ravingly egotistical way.
(4) He must have known, in a very kind and non-egotistical way, that a kind word from him could change a person’s life for the better.
(5) When the negotiations step into egotistical political territory – rather than cooperation – taxpayers will lose even more faith in the people they send to Washington, just as they did last year.
(6) He was the opposite of an egotist, being neither boastful nor conceited, but his professional personality had a streak of the kindly egoist to it.
(7) What I think is that he is a man of extremes: that he is driven and brave, fearful and insecure; that he is courteous and kind, rude and egotistical; that he is crazily romantic, asphyxiatingly possessive; that he is intelligent and self-contained, stupid and hot-headed.
(8) You get accused of being egotistical and thinking of the brand of 'The Great LeBron' as an individual - but you took a lot of flak for saying you wanted to be part of a team with other great players I know exactly what you mean.
(9) But we soon realised how naive, even egotistical, this was.
(10) Trust yourself to love them in the condition they’re in, instead of ignorantly and egotistically giving useless advice that won’t ultimately change their prognosis.
(11) As much as you want to believe he's the same clutch-free, semi-oblivious egotist of those pre-championship years, that's not him any longer.
(12) The minutiae of his plans are thrilling to anyone who's a fashion nerd, but what is particularly fascinating is how all of Hedi's work – reported by naysayers as disrespectful, egotistical – was actually inspired by Yves Saint Laurent himself.
(13) It seems Pearson's withering deconstruction of Brown's often abrasive and egotistical modus operandi has left him a little chastened – and extremely defensive.
(14) Sick of tacky reality shows with egotistic wannabes?
(15) It’s frequently suggested that millennials , who have grown up surrounded by technology that can meet their every need, are more egotistical and selfish than their parents’ generation, and perhaps this is the case.
(16) The British star of The Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield , has fiercely denied reports that he upset a five-year-old cancer survivor at last Sunday's Oscars through alleged "egotistical" behaviour.
(17) Furthermore, convincing your fellow audience members that you are honestly trying to contribute will recast you not as a selfish egotist but a lovable buffoon.
(18) Together, these would aggregate into the city as a work of art, the vision of heroic egotists in generational revolt against the 19th century.
(19) There had been rumblings over Ramphele's egotistical behaviour and some staff going unpaid.
(20) An egotist and a populist, Perez is a figure who enjoys the summer months far more than the season itself because he can't control everything that happens out on the pitch.
(a.) Displaying pomp; stately; showy with grandeur; magnificent; as, a pompous procession.
(1) Leave aside the noxious and pompous view that the views of non-national-security-professionals - whatever that means - should be ignored when it comes to militarism, US foreign policy and war crimes.
(2) On last Friday's Radio 4 Today programme , the historian Robert Service played his part to perfection, pompously advising the BBC to "get some sense of proportion".
(3) He says that the idea of the corrupt, lying, pompous politician has become "the equivalent of the mother-in-law or Irish joke of the 1970s".
(4) As the debate reached its conclusion, Stockwood, dressed grandly in a purple cassock and pompously fondling his crucifix in a way that was devastatingly lampooned by Rowan Atkinson a week later on a Not the Nine O'Clock News sketch, delivered his parting shot of, "You'll get your 30 pieces of silver."
(5) She was terrifying but not pompous, and she could be quite playful, quite cosy in a strange way."
(6) Auda is more of a problem: his character is portrayed as an unreformed savage who cares only for violence, treasure and his own pompous self-image.
(7) Giles Oakley London • In conception and format, it was trite – while being undeservedly pompous and self-esteeming.
(8) About three years ago, he was teasing me about something – being thick probably, or making pompous speeches.
(9) His chairman, Sir Malcolm Rifkind, was more magnificently pompous, as befits an ex-foreign secretary.
(10) Please don't read my pompous views above as referring to the great majority of gallery shows, where dealers display art they hope someone will want to buy for their home, and new collectors are born every week.
(11) When those inside the temple are pompous hypocrites, maybe it is the better place to be.
(12) Those who actively seek out linguistic slip-ups will correct you with such glee that it makes you doubt whether their commitment to "calling out" bigotry matches their commitment to pompous arseholerly.
(13) Chaplin himself wrote about this process: "Sometimes a musician would get pompous with me, and I would cut him short: 'Whatever the melody is, the rest is just a vamp.'
(14) I realised that my goal here really is to represent – it sounds super-pompous – how we think and how we associate.
(15) "Without wishing to sound pompous, I do more research now than ever.
(16) I will leave the public to judge his actions.” Mick Cash, general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union, said it should be no surprise that his black cab members across London were considering “a boycott of the Tory toff David Mellor over his outrageous, pompous and disgraceful tirade against one of their colleagues”.
(17) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – five reasons we're still slightly worried Read more This caped crusader has had a personality upgrade Facebook Twitter Pinterest Photograph: Warner Bros The Batman we met in The Lego Movie aways seemed an unlikely candidate for his own solo film, a pompous jerk who was more Flash Thompson than Bruce Wayne.
(18) It was as absurd for a Tory MP to demand Abbott's resignation from the shadow cabinet on account of this remark as it was for Ed Miliband to tell her pompously "in no uncertain terms" that it had been "unacceptable".
(19) It's pompous twaddle with no relevance to fucking anything."
(20) This is all the more surprising since Tolstoy seems to speak freely, in his fiction, with the sort of moralistic-prophetic voice – the voice of a teacher of right and wrong – that lesser writers are obliged to use sparingly, unless they want to sound pompous and didactic.