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ego
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as in: bruised her ego Define
one's sense of self-esteem or importance or ability
  • She destroyed egos by the score and made men hate themselves in the morning for the way she found them, used them and tossed them aside.

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  • She has such an inflated ego, she probably thinks we planned the whole thing for her.
  • Luma understood she was dealing with a group of boys with fragile egos and with little self-esteem to spare.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United

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as in: bruised her ego Define
one's sense of self-esteem or importance or ability
(Freud's definition) Define
psychoanalysis: the conscious mind
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