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self–congratulation

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

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

Full Definition of SELF-CONGRATULATION

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

First Known Use of SELF-CONGRATULATION

1712

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