In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(auto)suficiencia feminineengreimiento masculinepresunción feminine
- Without any exaggerated sense of self-importance, the 86-year-old surgeon sat in his spartan office room.
- It was vanity and a perverted sense of self-importance that were the source of his evil deed.
- Administrators tend to multiply and become inflated with their sense of self-importance.
- I had parents who never let me get carried away with my own sense of self-importance, and that was particularly the case with being asthmatic.
- There was a palpable sense of self-importance in much of the media's response.
- Although she had the self-awareness to keep a diary, she seems to have had no inflated sense of self-importance.
- He tends to devalue others in order to maintain his own exaggerated sense of self-importance.
- It may be that if I had a bigger ego, I might feel happier in life - a sense of self-importance might carry me along with more assurance.
- These strategies appeal to and then exacerbate greed and vanity to enhance the sense of self-importance.
- To me, that smacks of an oversized sense of self-importance.
- They introduce rules of engagement and silly words to enhance a sense of self-importance among the initiated.
- They had money, status and liberal political ideas, and a vulgarity to match their sense of self-importance.
- Having too many choices not only defeats the objective of providing each of us with a neater fit but it inflates our sense of self-importance.
- Gilmore's sense of self-importance showed itself in other ways.
- His was not a pampered upbringing, but he did grow up with a sense of entitlement and self-importance because of his family background.
- Many of the most ingrained ‘caveman’ character instincts derive from a sense of self-importance or ego.
- I certainly do not have a sense of self-importance in this.
- The journalistic sense of self-importance that flowed from the myth has become a dynamo of destruction.
- He says he no longer has any real constituency or constituents and that this latest endeavour is all about his sense of self-importance.
- One criticism that I levy at this set is the sense of self-importance the reporters sometimes have.
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