What's the word for someone that believes he deserves everything he wants?

I'm thinking "spoiled" or "entitled", but I'm sure there's a more accurate word out there.


"what do I have against entitled?" I'm thinking about it, and it is actually a perfect word, but I realized I'm not looking for an adjective but a noun. As in:

"I'm tired of the ***something-ness of these people", which I know can be rephrased as "I'm tired of these entitled people", but I wanted some variety... "sense of entitlement", maybe? but in just one word... I feel there should be a word for it, (just "entitlement", then?) or maybe I'm being too pushy.

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    What reservations do you have for entitled?
    – jxh
    Oct 13 '17 at 21:41

There are a few that could be just shy of the exact meaning, and if you're open to combinations, you could have more options

egocentric: This is more like someone who is concerned with getting only what he wants, without regard for anyone else.

poise: If she is confident she deserves everything she wants, then she could be said to have a certain poise (there are several words that could work here: stately, reclined, unconcerned).

airy: You could use this for tone to depict the he does not worry because he knows he deserves everything.


I would call such a person a narcissist.

easily angered, especially when they don't receive the attention they consider their birthright.

Narcissism (from Psychology Today)

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