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Definition of "self-gratulation" [self•-grat•u•la•tion]

  • Gratulation of one's self. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

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?"