egoísta

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See also: egoista and egoistą

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French égoïste.

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Adjective[edit]

egoísta m, f (plural egoístas, comparable)

  1. selfish (holding one’s self-interest as the standard for decision making)
    Synonyms: egocentrado, egocêntrico, egoístico, egotista
    Antonyms: altruísta, altruístico

Noun[edit]

egoísta m, f (plural egoístas)

  1. a selfish person
    Synonyms: egocentrista, egotista
    Antonym: altruísta

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ego +‎ -ista.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eɡoˈista/, [eɣoˈist̪a]
  • Hyphenation: e‧go‧ís‧ta

Adjective[edit]

egoísta (plural egoístas)

  1. egotistic (believing oneself to be superior)
    Synonym: egocentrista
    Antonym: abnegado
  2. selfish
    Synonyms: avaro, codicioso, codo
    Antonyms: altruista, compartido

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Noun[edit]

egoísta m, f (plural egoístas)

  1. egotist

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