self-indulgent


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self-in·dul·gence

(sĕlf′ĭn-dŭl′jəns)
n.
Excessive indulgence of one's own appetites and desires.

self′-in·dul′gent adj.
self′-in·dul′gent·ly adv.

self-indulgent

adj
tending to indulge one's own desires, etc
ˌself-inˈdulgence n
ˌself-inˈdulgently adv

self′-indul′gent



adj.
1. indulging one's own desires, passions, whims, etc., esp. without restraint.
2. characterized by such indulgence.
[1785–95]
self′-indul′gence, n.
self′-indul′gently, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-indulgent - indulgent of your own appetites and desires; "a self-indulgent...way of looking at life"- Havelock Ellis
indulgent - characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ; "indulgent grandparents"

self-indulgent

adjective extravagant, excessive, lavish, intemperate, immoderate, self-gratifying To buy flowers for myself seems wildly self-indulgent.
Translations

self-indulgent

[ˌselfɪnˈdʌldʒənt] ADJque se permite excesos

self-indulgent

[ˌsɛlfɪnˈdʌldʒnt] adjindulgente verso le proprie passioni

self-indulgent

(selfinˈdaldʒənt) adjective
too ready to satisfy one's own desires. self-indulgent habits/behaviour.
ˌself-inˈdulgence noun
References in classic literature ?
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He was, in short, in his after-dinner mood; more expanded and genial, and also more self-indulgent than the frigid and rigid temper of the morning; still he looked preciously grim, cushioning his massive head against the swelling back of his chair, and receiving the light of the fire on his granite-hewn features, and in his great, dark eyes; for he had great, dark eyes, and very fine eyes, too--not without a certain change in their depths sometimes, which, if it was not softness, reminded you, at least, of that feeling.
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I hope it is not self-indulgent to shed these tears as I think of it.
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