Definition of Self-indulgent

1. Adjective. Indulgent of your own appetites and desires. "A self-indulgent...way of looking at life"

Similar to: Indulgent
Derivative terms: Self-indulgence, Self-indulgence



Definition of Self-indulgent

1. Adjective. Exhibiting tendencies of self-indulgence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-indulgent

self-hypnosis
self-image
self-images
self-immolate
self-immolation
self-immolations
self-importance
self-important
self-imposed
self-improvement
self-incrimination
self-induced
self-inductance
self-induction
self-indulgence
self-indulgent (current term)
self-infection
self-inflicted
self-injure
self-injured
self-injures
self-injuring
self-injury
self-insertion
self-insurance
self-interest
self-involved
self-justification
self-justificatory

Literary usage of Self-indulgent

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"Careless and self-indulgent, he allowed dangers to accumulate; but whenever it came to action he was firm and decisive. His familiarity with the wives of ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... in which he reproaches them for the self-indulgent lives they are leading. Other works of the loth century are the ..."

3. William Ellery Channing: A Centennial Memory by Charles Timothy Brooks (1880)
"Was Channing self-indulgent? — Channing is a noble example of the power of patient self- study and self-discipline to make a man an efficient servant of ..."

4. William Ellery Channing: A Centennial Memory by Charles Timothy Brooks (1880)
"'Was Charming self-indulgent? — Channing is a noble example of the power of patient self- study and self-discipline to make a man an efficient servant of ..."

5. Conduct and Its Disorders: Biologically Considered by Charles Arthur Mercier (1911)
"ACTION AS self-indulgent OR SELF- RESTRAINED THE more purely instinctive an act remains, the more immediately and directly does it serve its purpose; ..."

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