self-pleased
adjective Date: 1748 self-satisfied

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  • self-pleased — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : self complacent …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-pleased — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-complacent — self complacence, self complacency, n. self complacently, adv. /self keuhm play seuhnt, self /, adj. pleased with oneself; self satisfied; smug. [1755 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-complacent — self′ compla′cent adj. pleased with oneself; self satisfied; smug • Etymology: 1755–65 self′ compla′cence, self′ compla′cency, n. self′ compla′cently, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • self-satisfied — adj too pleased with yourself and what you have done used to show disapproval ▪ A self satisfied smile settled on his face. >.self satis faction n [U] ▪ a feeling of self satisfaction …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • self-satisfied — adjective showing how pleased you are about your own situation in a way that annoys other people: a self satisfied smile ╾ ,self satis faction noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self´-com|pla´cent|ly — self com|pla|cent «SEHLF kuhm PLAY suhnt», adjective. pleased with oneself; self satisfied; complacent. –self´ com|pla´cent|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-com|pla|cent — «SEHLF kuhm PLAY suhnt», adjective. pleased with oneself; self satisfied; complacent. –self´ com|pla´cent|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-satisfied — [adj] proud, content complacent, conceited, egotistic, flushed, pleased, puffed up*, self congratulatory, smug, vain; concepts 404,542 Ant. humble, meek, unsure …   New thesaurus

  • pleased — index complacent, inclined, proud (self respecting) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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