Definition of Self-gratification

1. Noun. Indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures.

Exact synonyms: Dissoluteness, Incontinence
Generic synonyms: Indiscipline, Undiscipline
Specialized synonyms: Rakishness
Derivative terms: Dissolute



2. Noun. The act of satisfying your own desires and giving yourself pleasure.
Exact synonyms: Head Trip
Generic synonyms: Gratification

Definition of Self-gratification

1. Noun. self-satisfaction ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-gratification

self-fertilisation
self-fertilised
self-fertilization
self-fertilized
self-flagellation
self-flattery
self-forgetful
self-fulfilling
self-fulfilling prophecies
self-fulfilling prophecy
self-fulfillment
self-generated
self-giving
self-governing
self-government
self-gratification (current term)
self-harm
self-harmer
self-hating
self-hatred
self-help
self-help devices
self-help groups
self-hypnosis
self-image
self-images
self-immolate
self-immolation
self-immolations

Literary usage of Self-gratification

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1. The Profession of Teaching by Oscar Isreal Woodley, Myra Virginia Woodley (1917)
"Happiness sought through self-gratification. People are seeking happiness by many and varied means, according to their varied conceptions of its nature, ..."

2. The Profession of Teaching by Oscar Isreal Woodley, Myra Virginia Woodley (1917)
"Happiness sought through self-gratification. People seeking happiness by many and varied means, according to their varied conceptions of its nature, ..."

3. On the Study of Words by Richard Chenevix Trench (1904)
"... the just punishment of the sinner by his God, of the criminal by the judge, the other an act in which the self-gratification of one who counts lary of ..."

4. On the Study of Words: Lectures Addressed (originally) to the Pupils at the by Richard Chenevix Trench (1855)
"... the other an act in which the self-gratification of one who counts himself injured or offended is sought, could in like manner be fully established, ..."

5. Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle (1859)
"It is self-gratification under a hideous form ; self-pleasing in a way of self- torture ; the worship ... self-gratification is hie object and his purpose. ..."

6. The Elements of Political Economy by Francis Wayland (1837)
"... various modes of gratification ; and, secondly with reference to these circumstances. I. Of consumption for the purpose of self gratification simply. ..."

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