adjective see self-love

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  • self-loving — See self love. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-loving — adjective characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance • Syn: ↑egotistic, ↑egotistical, ↑narcissistic • Similar to: ↑selfish • Derivationally related forms: ↑narcissism ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self — Self, n.; pl. {Selves}. 1. The individual as the object of his own reflective consciousness; the man viewed by his own cognition as the subject of all his mental phenomena, the agent in his own activities, the subject of his own feelings, and the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-love — self loving, adj. /self luv /, n. 1. the instinct by which one s actions are directed to the promotion of one s own welfare or well being, esp. an excessive regard for one s own advantage. 2. conceit; vanity. 3. narcissism (def. 2). [1555 65] * * …   Universalium

  • self-endeared — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : self loving she cannot love … she is so self endeared Shakespeare * * * self endearedˈ adjective Self loving • • • Main Entry: ↑self …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-esteeming — Synonyms and related words: acquisitive, ambitious for self, autistic, careerist, complacent, consequential, egotistical, erect, grasping, greedy, house proud, independent, individualistic, narcissan, narcissine, narcissistic, narcistic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-sufficient — Synonyms and related words: acquisitive, ambitious for self, autarchic, autarkic, autistic, autonomous, bashful, careerist, close, closed, complacent, consequential, dissociable, egotistical, erect, free spirited, freewheeling, grasping, greedy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-content — Synonyms and related words: amour propre, autoeroticism, bovine, bovinity, complacence, complacency, complacent, consequential, consequentiality, ego trip, narcism, narcissan, narcissine, narcissism, narcissistic, narcistic, overproud,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-important — Synonyms and related words: arrogant, assured, big, big league, big name, big time, bigwig, bigwigged, bloated, bombastic, cocksure, complacent, conceited, confident, consequential, considerable, convinced, decided, determined, double barreled,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-respecting — Synonyms and related words: complacent, consequential, erect, house proud, independent, narcissan, narcissine, narcissistic, narcistic, overproud, overweening, prideful, proud, proud as Lucifer, proud blooded, proud looking, proud minded, proud… …   Moby Thesaurus

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