Definition of self-admiration in English:



mass noun
  • The admiration of oneself; undue pride in oneself or one's achievements.

    • ‘It is important to recognize our own weaknesses and not to be caught up in self-admiration.’
    • ‘While lagging behind on covetousness and lust, we beat all comers in the sheer weight of our self-admiration.’
    • ‘Fortunately, I have enough money and self-admiration to be far removed from the harsh stares of the other diners.’
    • ‘She fingered her soft brown locks in proud self-admiration.’
    • ‘His eyes widened not with self-admiration but with horror.’