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Excessive indulgence of one's own appetites and desires.

self′-in·dul′gent adj.
self′-in·dul′gent·ly adv.
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Adv.1.self-indulgently - in a self-indulgent manner
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Ghost Hunting" is not a comfortable film but neither is it self-indulgently cruel.
Sometimes the music is not muzak and is live, and here the musicians all too often completely forget they are there gently to entertain the guests and not self-indulgently take over the establishment.
I think it is self-indulgently romantic to invest scarce resources in curiosity about life out there in the universe when we could be protecting and enhancing life here on Earth.
Successive scenes present her as a young woman who can self-indulgently pull strings, more or less break rules, get her own way, and spend her time using people or playing elaborate games with them.
The ruling elite self-indulgently postured on multi-culturalism, human rights and a diversity agenda, with reckless disregard for the paramount priority of defending and preserving public safety.
On the other hand, the English-department chair who taught her 8th-grade honors class self-indulgently wasted an entire month of the students' time on a topic having no relevance to his subject: body language
They're all watching The Voice, which has gone self-indulgently downhill since a promising series opener.
Words were exchanged, and Midias slapped his former ward, who promptly sued him for hybris, which in this context means something like "having energy or power and misusing it self-indulgently.
RCwgqs A series of programmes I made for Radio Scotland in 2005 - Cowan's Crooners - was self-indulgently packed with Andy Williams's music.
Richard Bratby CBSO PROM Royal Albert Hall, London Virtual heresy to say so, but Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony has always struck me as a self-indulgently longwinded work, even in the many fine performances I've heard, including the St Peterburg Philharmonic Orchestra under Valery Gergiev, and Tuesday's Prom account from the CBSO conducted matchlessly by Andris Nelsons.
The district court said Okumoto ''took the lives of the three because of his selfish desire to live self-indulgently and alone.
Judge John Walford told him: "You cruelly and self-indulgently repaid the kindness and consideration of this young woman by raping her.