amour propre

amour pro·pre

noun \ˌa-ˌmr-ˈprōprə, ˌä-, -ˈprprə\

Definition of AMOUR PROPRE

Examples of AMOUR PROPRE

  1. <if amour propre is a virtue, then this actress's memoirs are among the greatest declarations of love ever written>


French amour-propre, literally, love of oneself
First Known Use: 1775


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