from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Being in the nature of self-congratulation
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Its -- he repeated stubbornly to himself -- long history as a refuge, a role it maintained in spite of the recalcitrant ingratitude of the refugees 'children; and without any of the selfcongratulatory huddled-masses rhetoric of the "nation of immigrants" across the ocean, itself far from perfectly open -- armed.