Self-praise Self"-praise`, n. Praise of one's self. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • self-praise — self′ praise′ n …   From formal English to slang

  • self-praise — see self praise is no recommendation …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • self-praise — /sɛlf ˈpreɪz/ (say self prayz) noun praise of oneself …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-praise — n. boasting; self glorification …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-praise — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-praise — commending oneself, act of praising oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-praise is no recommendation — Cf. L. laus in proprio ore sordescit, praise in one’s own mouth is offensive. 1826 COBBETT Weekly Register 17 June 743 In general it is a good rule..that self praise is no commendation. 1853 DICKENS Bleak House lv. Self praise is no… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • praise — noun see self praise is no recommendation verb see praise the child, and you make love to the mother …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Praise (band) — Praise (formed in 1991 in London, England) were a new age music group, comprising Geoff MacCormack, Simon Goldenberg and Miriam Stockley. Praise released one self titled album in 1991 produced, engineered and mixed by Richard James Burgess.… …   Wikipedia

  • Self-efficacy — is the belief that one is capable of performing in a certain manner to attain certain goals. [Ormrod, J. E. (2006). Educational Psychology: Developing Learners (5th ed.), [ ormrod edpsych 5/0,5159,1775072… …   Wikipedia

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