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flattered

verb
past tense of flatter

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1 to praise too much
  • the billionaire has an army of assistants who are eager to flatter him at every opportunity

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2 to think highly of (oneself)
  • don't flatter yourself that no one has ever thought of that idea before

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The first known use of flattered was in 1786

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“Flattered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flattered. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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