Self-satisfying
Self-satisfying Self`-sat"is*fy`ing, a. Giving satisfaction to one's self. [1913 Webster]

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  • self-satisfying — [self′sat′is fī΄iŋ] adj. satisfying to oneself …   English World dictionary

  • self-satisfying — /self sat is fuy ing, self /, adj. effecting satisfaction to oneself. [1665 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-satisfying — self sat′isfying adj. effecting satisfaction to oneself • Etymology: 1665–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • self-satisfying — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : giving satisfaction to oneself …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-satisfaction — /ˌsɛlf sætəsˈfækʃən / (say .self satuhs fakshuhn) noun satisfaction with oneself, one s achievements, etc.; smugness. –self satisfying, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • Self-help groups for mental health — are voluntary associations of people who share a common desire to overcome mental illness or otherwise increase their level of cognitive or emotional wellbeing.cite journal | last = Humphreys | first = Keith | coauthors = Rappaport, Julian |… …   Wikipedia

  • self-gratification — /self grat euh fi kay sheuhn, self /, n. the act of pleasing or satisfying oneself, esp. the gratifying of one s own impulses, needs, or desires. [1670 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-gratification — self′ gratifica′tion n. the act of pleasing or satisfying oneself, esp. the gratifying of one s own impulses, needs, or desires • Etymology: 1670–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • self-gratification — noun 1. indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures • Syn: ↑dissoluteness, ↑incontinence • Derivationally related forms: ↑dissolute (for: ↑dissoluteness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self-adjoint operator — In mathematics, on a finite dimensional inner product space, a self adjoint operator is one that is its own adjoint, or, equivalently, one whose matrix is Hermitian, where a Hermitian matrix is one which is equal to its own conjugate transpose.… …   Wikipedia

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