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self-love Line breaks: self-love

Definition of self-love in English:


[mass noun]
Regard for one’s own well-being and happiness.
Example sentences
  • We should not conclude that pity or other instinctual affections, or even rational self-love, are bad.
  • He takes it for granted that self-love is properly condemned whenever it can be shown to be harmful to the community.
  • Attempts have been made to subordinate sympathy to self-love, but they appear to me perverse.
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