What does the word egotism mean?

Usage examples for egotism

  1. It provides us with a moral picture of monstrous egotism set in a frame of jewels. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  2. But his egotism was quite strong enough to rival the public spirit of the others, and raise his interest to the general pitch. – Dr. Jolliffe's Boys by Lewis Hough