self-love

noun
\ˌself-ˈləv \

Definition of self-love 

: love of self:

a : conceit

b : regard for one's own happiness or advantage

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self-loving \ˌself-ˈlə-viŋ \ adjective

First Known Use of self-love

1539, in the meaning defined above

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