self-exhibition

noun
self-ex·​hi·​bi·​tion | \ ˌself-ˌek-sə-ˈbi-shən How to pronounce self-exhibition (audio) \
plural self-exhibitions

Definition of self-exhibition

: the act or an instance of showing off or exhibiting oneself usually in an ostentatious manner : self-display And as social media continues to grow in being the primary means of public self-exhibition, personal profiles are adorned with portraits of their users.— Olivia Freeman

First Known Use of self-exhibition

circa 1616, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-exhibition was circa 1616

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“Self-exhibition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-exhibition. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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