self-congratulation

noun
self-con·​grat·​u·​la·​tion | \ ˌself-kən-ˌgra-chə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce self-congratulation (audio) , -ˌgra-jə- \

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

1655, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-congratulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-congratulation. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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