self-indulgence

noun
self-in·​dul·​gence | \ ˌself-in-ˈdəl-jən(t)s How to pronounce self-indulgence (audio) \

Definition of self-indulgence

: excessive or unrestrained gratification of one's own appetites, desires, or whims

Other Words from self-indulgence

self-indulgent \ ˌself-​in-​ˈdəl-​jənt How to pronounce self-indulgence (audio) \ adjective
self-indulgently adverb

First Known Use of self-indulgence

1636, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-indulgence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-indulgence. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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