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self-gratification Line breaks: self-gratifi¦ca¦tion

Definition of self-gratification in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The indulgence or satisfaction of one’s own desires: this culture of instant self-gratification
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  • I've got nothing against self-gratification - provided no-one gets hurt.
  • Hiking fanatics can mix self-gratification with altruism by trekking through the wilderness for charity this weekend.
  • Too often, Christmas seems to celebrate materialism and self-gratification.

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