Definition of self-deceit in English:

self-deceit

Syllabification: self-de·ceit

noun

  • another term for self-deception.
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    • He has an eye for the compromises and self-deceits that can make us ‘either tyrant or traitor or prisoner’.
    • By the close of the story, it seems that the narrator has only begun to come to terms with the self-deceit he has practiced on himself.
    • They tilt at windmills and the hardships they endure are nothing more than the fruits of their own self-deceit.

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