self-appointed love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Designated or chosen by oneself rather than by due authority.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Appointed or nominated by one's self.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Appointed by oneself.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective designated or chosen by yourself

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Examples

  • The self-appointed guardian of Palestinian truth has maximized its opportunity to pledge allegiance to the hard-line, national fantasies which have crippled the Palestinian cause for decades.

    Ron Prosor: The Guardian's Assault on Peace in the Middle East

  • The self-appointed guardian of Palestinian truth has maximized its opportunity to pledge allegiance to the hardline, national fantasies which have crippled the Palestinian cause for decades.

    Ron Prosor: The Guardian's Assault on Peace in the Middle East

  • Not helping matters is their newly self-appointed spokesman:

    President Barack Obama

  • Not helping matters is their newly self-appointed spokesman:

    Religion

  • Not helping matters is their newly self-appointed spokesman:

    Pope Newt Gingrich

  • Not helping matters is their newly self-appointed spokesman:

    Pope Newt Gingrich

  • Advocates of Intelligent Design have become accustomed to critics who tout themselves as defenders of science; self-appointed protectors of children from the dangerous idea that the universe, and life on earth yield clues indicating design and intent.

    An Ominous Story

  • But literature isn't a "dialogue" monitored by self-appointed arbiters who decide what part of the conversation deserves a prize for its insight.

    Saying Something

  • Advocates of Intelligent Design have become accustomed to critics who tout themselves as defenders of science; self-appointed protectors of children from the dangerous idea that the universe, and life on earth yield clues indicating design and intent.

    An Ominous Story

  • Not helping matters is their newly self-appointed spokesman:

    The Rev. Chuck Currie:

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