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egotistical
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

8 uses
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Definition
conceited and self-centered
  • Now, as I am not egotistical, we will return to our comrades and draw lots for her.
    Chapters 33-34 (22% in)
  • The elder prisoner was one of those persons whose conversation, like that of all who have experienced many trials, contained many useful and important hints as well as sound information; but it was never egotistical, for the unfortunate man never alluded to his own sorrows.
    Chapters 17-18 (36% in)
  • A sailor was rubbing his limbs with a woollen cloth; another, whom he recognized as the one who had cried out "Courage!" held a gourd full of rum to his mouth; while the third, an old sailer, at once the pilot and captain, looked on with that egotistical pity men feel for a misfortune that they have escaped yesterday, and which may overtake them to-morrow.
    Chapters 22-23 (37% in)
  • Decidedly man is an ungrateful and egotistical animal.
    Chapters 35-36 (47% in)
  • Franz was not sufficiently egotistical to stop Albert in the middle of an adventure that promised to prove so agreeable to his curiosity and so flattering to his vanity.
    Chapters 35-36 (79% in)
  • "My dear count," cried Morcerf, "you are at fault—you, one of the most formidable logicians I know—and you must see it clearly proved that instead of being an egotist, you are a philanthropist.
    Chapters 39-40 (79% in)
  • I do not dare offer to share my apartments with you, as I shared yours at Rome—I, who do not profess egotism, but am yet egotist par excellence; for, except myself, these rooms would not hold a shadow more, unless that shadow were feminine.
    Chapters 39-40 (83% in)
  • "When I hear misfortunes named, madame," he said, "I have within the last few months contracted the bad habit of thinking of my own, and then I cannot help drawing up an egotistical parallel in my mind.
    Chapters 99-100 (38% in)

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