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self–congratulation

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noun self–con·grat·u·la·tion \-kən-ˌgra-chə-ˈlā-shən, -ˌgra-jə-\

Simple Definition of self–congratulation

  • : a way of behaving or speaking which shows that you are very happy about something that you have done

Full Definition of self–congratulation

  1. :  congratulation of oneself; especially :  a complacent acknowledgment of one's own superiority or good fortune

1712

First Known Use of self–congratulation

1712


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