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 Meanings and Examples of EGO
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ego
 n.  self, especially as distinct from the world and other selves; exaggerated sense of self-importance
Classic Sentence:
1  He was reading one of the latest scientific-religious books: he had a streak of a spurious sort of religion in him, and was egocentrically concerned with the future of his own ego.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
2  He used to wonder at the shallow psychology of those who conceive the ego in man as a thing simple, permanent, reliable, and of one essence.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
3  This is as ridiculous a way of resisting, as juvenal thought it of fighting; ubi tu pulsas, ego vapulo tantum.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  They retain their egotism, and add to it many other egos.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6
Example Sentence:
1  His ego is as large as the Space Shuttle, all guests dislike him.
2  The simple reality is that anybody who wants to be the leader of this country is some kind of masochist with a massively inflated ego.
3  Richard has the biggest ego of anyone I've ever met.
4  This need for self-esteem can be carefully nurtured so that the horse will want to perform to boost its own ego even further.
5  He has seen the disruptive effects of big egos elsewhere in LENR research and wants to avoid the destructive patterns of rivalry and secrecy which can result.