Definition of 'self-indulgence'
Example sentences containing 'self-indulgence'
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He was a self-indulgence of Bridget's, part of her deliberate, refractory quirkiness for which she, Frances, was now carrying the can. INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)It really is rather more important, don't you think, than a little self-indulgence ? DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2002)He prayed to be saved from self-indulgence, from putting self and family before ideals. IN LOVE AND WAR (2002)
Remember, Ursula, a real artist knows that poverty is just another form of self-indulgence. THE SAVAGE GIRL (2002)
Translations for 'self-indulgence'
British English: self-indulgence NOUN
Self-indulgence is the act of allowing yourself to have or do the things that you enjoy very much.
He prayed to be saved from self-indulgence.
- American English: self-indulgence
- Brazilian Portuguese: autocomplacência
- Chinese: 自我放纵
- European Spanish: autoindulgencia
- French: abus de bonnes choses
- German: Selbstverwöhnung
- Italian: indulgenza verso se stesso
- Japanese: 好き放題
- Korean: 방종
- European Portuguese: autocomplacência
- Spanish: autoindulgencia
Definition of self-indulgence from the Collins English Dictionary
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