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self-approbation

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  • My guess is that many of the journalists in question are still in shock and cover it by their grand, condescending, self-approbation.

    What we are up against

  • Since the people are not always right but are by definition always in the majority, their self-approbation, Burke added, tends to make them shameless and therefore fearless.

    Euphemism and American Violence

  • To talk grandly and with self-approbation about how worthy and right and righteous the content of the class (and the thesis in question) is while deflecting any need for empirical information, for transparency and for a rational review of the material is disingenuous and reflects an ego-centric view of things or, in this case, an incurious and ideologically invested view of things.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • To all that self-regard and self-approbation, you add your "bull in a china closet" sneers.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • To all that self-regard and self-approbation, you add your "bull in a china closet" sneers.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • “O, I told her,”, answered Morrice, with a nod of self-approbation for what he had done, “I told her it was you, for I knew I could soon overtake you.”

    Cecilia

  • Exert yourself to obviate all humiliating surmises, and you will amply be repaid by the balm of self-approbation. '

    Camilla

  • She was sitting in her dressing room bathing in self-approbation when the door flew open and designer Cecil Beaton stalked in.

    I'm a Good Girl I Am: Julie Andrews Tells Her Tale

  • And thus, in acts of goodness and charity, passed undisturbed another week of the life of Cecilia: but when the fervour of self-approbation lost its novelty, the pleasure with which her new plan was begun first subsided into tranquillity, and then sunk into languor.

    Cecilia

  • To talk grandly and with self-approbation about how worthy and right and righteous the content of the class (and the thesis in question) is while deflecting any need for empirical information, for transparency and for a rational review of the material is disingenuous and reflects an ego-centric view of things or, in this case, an incurious and ideologically invested view of things.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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