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- (humorous) A notional disease characterised by an overblown ego.
- 1906, William Magnay, The Master Spirit:
- "Ah, she has caught the disease egoitis in a virulent form from her husband who was once a commercial traveller," Gastineau commented.
- 1965, Edward John Kempf, Abraham Lincoln's philosophy of common sense, volume 1, page 166:
- ...a compensatory egoitis that grew sarcastic and satirical in debate.