amour propre

noun amour pro·pre \ ˌa-ˌmu̇r-ˈprōprᵊ , ˌä- , -ˈprȯprᵊ \

Definition of amour propre

Examples of amour propre in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of amour propre

French amour-propre, literally, love of oneself


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