Definition of self-admiration in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈˌself ˌadməˈrāSHən/


The admiration of oneself; pride.
Example sentences
  • It is important to recognize our own weaknesses and not to be caught up in self-admiration.
  • While lagging behind on covetousness and lust, we beat all comers in the sheer weight of our self-admiration.
  • Fortunately, I have enough money and self-admiration to be far removed from the harsh stares of the other diners.



Example sentences
  • Let me remind you again that these leaders are narcissistic - that is, they are self-loving, self-admiring, egocentric and self-centred.
  • It is about the long-term struggle for class-consciousness, and the creation of an industrious, militant, self-congratulatory and self-admiring working class.
  • Even in Italy, he created increasingly abstract and artificial effects, but always for religious purposes and never with the self-admiring, arch cleverness of the Mannerists.

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Syllabification: self-ad·mi·ra·tion

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