noun Date: 1677 the act of pleasing oneself or of satisfying one's desires; especially the satisfying of one's own sexual urges

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

  • 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 — Synonyms and related words: amusement, animal pleasure, bodily pleasure, carnal delight, comfort, content, contentment, coziness, creature comforts, ease, endpleasure, enjoyment, entertainment, euphoria, forepleasure, fruition, fun, gratification …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-gratification — /sɛlf grætəfəˈkeɪʃən/ (say self gratuhfuh kayshuhn) noun gratification of oneself …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-gratification — noun self satisfaction …   Wiktionary

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  • self-indulgence — Synonyms and related words: acquisitiveness, amusement, animal pleasure, autism, bodily pleasure, careerism, carnal delight, comfort, content, contentment, coziness, crapulence, crapulency, crapulousness, creature comforts, drunkenness, ease, ego …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-abuse —    masturbation    Usually by a male, from the supposition that he may be damaging his body or soul or go blind. Also as self gratification, self indulgence, or self manipulation:     . . . two of them being pretty hopeless cases through self… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • gratification — n satisfaction, self satisifaction, fulfillment, self fulfillment, contentment, self contentment, content; happiness, felicity, pleasure, joy, enjoyment, delight, fun; self gratification, self indulgence, hedonism …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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