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ego

noun character, conceit, egoism, egotism, identity, image of oneself, individuality, person, pride, pride in administration by others, pride in place in society, pride in reputation, pride in status, self, self-concept, self-esteem, self-identity, self-image
Associated concepts: alter ego

EGO. I, myself. This term is used in forming genealogical tables, to represent the person who is the object of inquiry.

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Nel's casting Sula as scatterbrained determines yet another aspect of Sula's egoless nature.
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Those who knew him well say he had achieved complete balance of all yogic disciplines and, having become viceless, full of virtues, egoless and free of karmic bondages, relinquished his body.
Keats's famous concepts of Negative Capability and the egoless camelion poet (Letters 1: 194-94, 386-88) are also related to his desire, like Chatterton's, to lose his own inadequate identity in those of his creation.
Obviously, Monet is to some extent escaping the pain by externalizing it, but it is, nonetheless, a remarkable act of egoless activity.
Referring to the phenomenological unreflective consciousness, Castaneda argues for self-consciousness to be based on an egoless consciousness, "that is typical of the perceptions and bodily feelings of many animals" (p.
What I love about working on this project is the fact that it is so egoless - no-one, apart from myself and the writers, know who wrote each chapter," said Dermot.
The affectless, motiveless, will-less, egoless world of Lee Harvey Oswald is established largely through the medium of DeLillo's flawless style and the technique of flattening representation.
It's a virtually egoless voice, which is what makes it difficult to perceive what the voice is saying, what its position is with respect to what it is saying.
Dunga, a square jawed, intense man with a fierce look, is built along the lines of an American football coach: a steady, hardworking, but personality-free drill sergeant whose primary focus is to ingrain a collective, selfless, egoless mentality within the spirit of the team.