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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (psychoanalysis) the conscious mind; Your consciousness of your own identity; An inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others.

Usage examples (37)
  • If the word ego flashed in front of you, what would you write?
  • The word ego comes from Latin, where it means “I, myself.”
  • (EE-goh) The “I” or self of any person (ego is Latin for “I”).
  • As a concept, self-esteem can be traced to Freud, who used the term ego ideal. for more
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