Synonyms of 'ego'
He had a massive ego and would never admit he was wrong.
The ego is not master in its own house– A Difficulty in the Path of Psycho-Analysis]
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Someone who has self-assurance shows confidence in the things that they say and do because they are sure of their abilities.
They had confidence and self-assurance.
If you have self-confidence, you behave confidently because you feel sure of your abilities or value.
Richard's self-confidence is growing steadily.
Your self-esteem is how you feel about yourself. For example, if you have low self-esteem, you do not like yourself, you do not think that you are a valuable person, and therefore you do not behave confidently.
Poor self-esteem is at the centre of many difficulties.
Thesaurus for ego from the Collins English Thesaurus
Someone's ego is their sense of their own worth . For example , if someone has a large ego , they think they are very important and valuable .