Definition of self-approbation in English:

self-approbation

Line breaks: self-approba¦tion
Pronunciation: /sɛlfaprəˈbeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

another term for self-approval. he chuckled in self-approbation
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  • When her friend Abigail visited a poor woman with ten children, Sarah focused not on what Abigail did to help them, but on her friend's ‘engaging’ appearance and ‘smile of complacency and self-approbation’.

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