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Definition of "self-deceit" []

  • Self-deception. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "self-deceit" in a sentence
  • "What if you must give up kneeling at the altar of self-deceit or self-deprecation and learn to accept and love yourself?"
  • "Lightning Rods explores the way in which one man's self-deceit can continuously expand into an increasingly baroque and towering edifice."
  • "Sometimes an unreliable narrator reveals more about a subject than one who fearlessly confronts it, by showing us the very human qualities of self-deceit and idealism. on 04 Mar 2010 at 8: 25 pm Juliet"