Definition of "self-gratulation" [self•-grat•u•la•tion]
Gratulation of one's self.(noun)
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Use "self-gratulation" in a sentence
"While he was in this state of self-gratulation, Richard burst into the circle, attended, indeed, only by two men, but in his own headlong energies an irresistible host."
"But, in the midst of this chuckle of self-gratulation, some figure goes by which Thersites too can love and admire."
"Suppose these points — and none of them depend upon Mr. Wolfe at all — and what becomes of the glory of the young hero, of the great minister who discovered him, of the intoxicated nation which rose up frantic with self-gratulation at the victory?"