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self-admiration

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Admiration of one's self.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Though curiously familiar with the tropes and conventions of the despised genre, they so blithely ignore the meaning of terms, they reinvent the wheel with such cries of self-admiration, that their endeavours seem a doomed effort to prove that one can write a novel without learning how.

    Embassytown by China Miéville – review

  • "We've been on this self-admiration cultural kick for a long time," Twenge says.

    Is narcissism on the upswing in the young? Studies disagree

  • The neo-Latin word autismus had been coined in 1910 by a Swiss doctor named Eugen Bleuler as a way to depict the “morbid self-admiration” of schizophrenics who were stuck in their interior worlds.

    The Panic Virus

  • The neo-Latin word autismus had been coined in 1910 by a Swiss doctor named Eugen Bleuler as a way to depict the “morbid self-admiration” of schizophrenics who were stuck in their interior worlds.

    The Panic Virus

  • Jean Twenge, co-author of The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement, says we've been on a "self-admiration" kick.

    Is narcissism on the upswing in the young? Studies disagree

  • Greig is nothing but spite and innuendo and Warne is a loudmouth wrapped up in self-admiration and bling a kind of Australian Ali G.

    Aussie cricket commentators have been a breath of fresh air on air | Rob Bagchi

  • The neo-Latin word autismus had been coined in 1910 by a Swiss doctor named Eugen Bleuler as a way to depict the “morbid self-admiration” of schizophrenics who were stuck in their interior worlds.

    The Panic Virus

  • It rests on the assumption that nonwhites need the White Messiah to lead their crusades… Natives can either have their history shaped by cruel imperialists or benevolent ones, but either way, they are going to be supporting actors in our journey to self-admiration.

    Yes, Dammit, They’re Aliens!

  • It rests on the assumption that nonwhites need the White Messiah to lead their crusades… Natives can either have their history shaped by cruel imperialists or benevolent ones, but either way, they are going to be supporting actors in our journey to self-admiration.

    Chinese, NeoCons agree: Avatar bad, Repression good

  • It rests on the assumption that nonwhites need the White Messiah to lead their crusades… Natives can either have their history shaped by cruel imperialists or benevolent ones, but either way, they are going to be supporting actors in our journey to self-admiration.

    VDARE.com: Blog Articles » Print » Chinese, NeoCons agree: Avatar bad, Repression good

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