1707年, 在形而上学中, “自我; 感觉, 行为或思考的东西”, 来自拉丁文 ego “我” (与古英语 ic; 见 I); 它的使用隐含在 egoity.
They that have pleaded against Propriety, and would have all things common in this World, have forgotten that there is a Propriety, in our present Egoity, and Natural Constitution, which rendereth some accidental Propriety necessary to us (etc.) [“The Practical Works of the Late Reverend and Pious Mr. Richard Baxter,” London, 1707]
精神分析(弗洛伊德) 的意义来自1894年; “自负” 的意义是1891年. Ego-trip 首次记录于1969年, 来自 trip (n.). 相关链接: egoical.
In the book of Egoism it is written, Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity. [George Meredith, “The Egoist,” 1879]