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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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For centuries, spiritual seekers viewed the ego as a terrible burden that they had to somehow get rid of.
My Ego has so expanded as to include Willow even to the point that Willow has become my alter Ego, my other self.
The SEX and EGO DEATH billboard will have a test-run in July on the Reuter's screen in New York's Times Square.
A coach with a huge, out of control ego can cause the AD a boatload of problems.
The latest attempt to bring electric bikes to British roads had now come from eGO Vehicles in Surrey.
One way of describing the phenomenon of ego states is that one becomes absorbed in a particular state, for example watching a movie or reading a story, arguing with one's spouse or lecturing one's children, focusing on one's weight or on the satisfaction of a compulsive desire.
Glendower's ambition is figured as gluttony and his punishment as self-consumption in order that the poem may assert that ambition results in the mutilation of the body of the ambitious, not the egos of the writers.
When we rest on ourselves and our own ego accomplishments, we live in what the spirit masters call the pusilla anima, the little soul, the soul precisely as wide as the contours of the ego.
Only a depraved ego could have permitted himself to undergo the feelings necessary to produce such a sacred horror of a book.
The lower court had upheld all but five of the interrogatories, stating that they sought information "that bear directly on the critical issues of alter ego and successor corporation liability, piercing the corporate veil and principal/agent relationships between and among the various [Ellerbe Becket] entities.
Multiple personality disorder, a condition usually stoked by severe abuse during childhood, appears to involve two or more different executive egos that take turns controlling conscious thoughts and actions, Kihlstrom suggests.
com users can use their v-egos (virtual egos, or personalized avatar characters) to participate in the show by creatively answering quiz questions.