/'egəʊ; [US] 'i:gəʊ; `iˇo/
1 (psychology 心) individual's perception or experience of himself, esp in relation to other people or to the outside world; part of the mind that can think, feel and act 自我. Cf 参看 id, super-ego.
2 (infml 口) self-esteem 自尊; 自负
*Losing the match made quite a dent in his ego. 比赛失败对他的自尊心打击极大.
1800-1900; Language: Latin;Origin:'I'
the opinion that you have about yourselfbig/enormous etc ego Richard has the biggest ego (=thinks he is very clever and important) of anyone I've ever met. That promotion really boosted her ego (=made her feel better about herself) . I need someone to massage my bruised ego (=when you feel less confident than before) . a fragile ego
the part of your mind with which you think and take action, according to Freudian psychology
, superego superego
1. The larger the ego, the less the need for other egos around. 自我意识越强，就越不需要其他的人在周围。
2. Until bit by bit the walls of the ego recede, and your life becomes increasingly merged in the universal life. 逐渐摆脱个人狭小的圈子，直到自我的围墙一点一点地倒塌下来，自己的生活慢慢地和整个宇宙的生活融合在一起。
3. Success is good for one´s ego. 成功是一种自我满足.