adverb see self-indulgence

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  • self-indulgently — adverb in a self indulgent manner • Derived from adjective: ↑self indulgent * * * adverb see self indulgent * * * selfˈ indulˈgently adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑self * * * self indulgently …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-indulgently — See self indulgent. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-indulgently — See: self indulgent …   English dictionary

  • self-indulgent — self in dulgent adj allowing yourself to have or do things that you enjoy but do not need, especially if you do this too often used to show disapproval ▪ It feels self indulgent spending so much on a pair of shoes. self indulgent novel/film etc ( …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • self-indulgent — self indulgence, n. self indulgently, adv. self indulger, n. /self in dul jeuhnt, self /, adj. 1. indulging one s own desires, passions, whims, etc., esp. without restraint. 2. characterized by such indulgence. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-indulgent — also self indulgent, 1791, from SELF (Cf. self) + INDULGENT (Cf. indulgent). Related: Self indulgently …   Etymology dictionary

  • self-indulgent — adj. indulging or tending to indulge oneself in pleasure, idleness, etc. Derivatives: self indulgence n. self indulgently adv. * * * ˌself inˈdulgent [self indulgence self indulgent] adjective (disapproving) allowing yourself to have o …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-indulgent — /sɛlf ɪnˈdʌldʒənt/ (say self in duljuhnt) adjective 1. indulging one s own desires, passions, etc., especially at the expense of other considerations. 2. characterised by such indulgence. –self indulgence, noun –self indulgently, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-indulgence — noun Date: 1711 excessive or unrestrained gratification of one s own appetites, desires, or whims • self indulgent adjective • self indulgently adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-indulgent — adjective indulging or tending to indulge one s desires. Derivatives self indulgence noun self indulgently adverb …   English new terms dictionary

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