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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Excess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence; An inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires.

Usage examples (35)
  • Extravagance, fast living, elegant self-indulgence ....
  • Is it set on fire by self-indulgence or by a noble sympathy?
  • = -- Habitual self-indulgence is at odds with the idea of social control.
  • The downside of the home-movie style is a tendency toward self-indulgence. for more
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