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Boasting is a form of interpersonal communication, the act of making an ostentatious and exaggerated speech. It is considered a vice by such major religious groups as Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Alpha male
- Dominance (ethology)
- Emotional superiority
- Illusory superiority
- Positive illusions
References[edit | edit source]
- Noah Webster (1844). An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definition of Words, Harper & Brothers.
- William C. McDonald; William Plail (1997). Fifteenth Century Studies, Camden House Publishing.
- Jan Knappert (1985). Islamic Legends: Histories of the Heroes, Saints, and Prophets of Islam, Brill Archive.
- (2007) What Is Hinduism?: Modern Adventures Into a Profound Global Faith, Himalayan Academy Publications.
- Kenneth Kuan Shêng Chʻên (1968). Buddhism: The Light of Asia, Barron's Educational Series.
- Robert Wright (1994). The Moral Animal: Evolutionary Psychology and Everyday Life, Random House of Canada.
- Brown, Nina W., Coping With Infuriating, Mean, Critical People - The Destructive Narcissistic Pattern 2006
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