Definition of self-glorification in English:


Line breaks: self-glorifi¦ca¦tion
Pronunciation: /sɛlfɡlɔːrɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
Exaltation of oneself and one’s abilities: they fought not merely for self-glorification but for the common good
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  • There was no nonsense in that briefing, no self-glorification - just an appreciation of what American soldiers can achieve and a determination to do everything possible to help them.
  • I have also been a councillor, school governor and a member of various committees, all things I was asked to do rather than seeking influence over other people's lives for some kind of self-glorification.
  • He realises that self-denial can all too easily become self-glorification, but he is oddly blind to the hedonistic streak in epistemological narratives of extinguishing the self for the sake of fact.

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