Definition of self-congratulation in English:
Undue complacency or pride regarding one’s personal achievements or qualities; self-satisfaction: a hefty dose of self-congratulation about how noble we are
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- Richard says that to be consistent I should regard Australia in its entirety as a backwater of self-congratulation.
- Part of any negative reaction will be a response to the rhetorical tone of several chapters, which have an air of self-congratulation bordering on triumphalism.
- No satisfied self-congratulation here: just the realistic appreciation of a job well done, and of a tough fight to come.
Definition of self-congratulation in:
- US English dictionary
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