Definition of "self-admiration" [self•-ad•mi•ra•tion]
Admiration of one's self.(noun)
Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)
Use "self-admiration" in a sentence
"The neo-Latin word autismus had been coined in 1910 by a Swiss doctor named Eugen Bleuler as a way to depict the “morbid self-admiration” of schizophrenics who were stuck in their interior worlds."
"Greig is nothing but spite and innuendo and Warne is a loudmouth wrapped up in self-admiration and bling a kind of Australian Ali G."
"Though curiously familiar with the tropes and conventions of the despised genre, they so blithely ignore the meaning of terms, they reinvent the wheel with such cries of self-admiration, that their endeavours seem a doomed effort to prove that one can write a novel without learning how."