Definition of 'self-indulgent'
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Example sentences containing 'self-indulgent'
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Some people feel it is rather self-indulgent to reward themselves for making such progress. Coping with Angina (1990)Sadly the gig itself was a bit self-indulgent. The Sun (2016)What might seem like self-indulgent mood swings could be something much more serious and completely outside his control. The Sun (2010)They're judged as lazy and self-indulgent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You need to be a little bit self-indulgent today as by tomorrow, reality will kick in. The Sun (2015)From a personal point of view it became a little bit self-indulgent, a little bit boring. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The whole premise would be far better if it didn't seem quite so self-indulgent. The Sun (2010)They have self-indulgent little rows, as they did over grammar schools. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What to American eyes seems seminal may appear to the rest of the world as a bit self-indulgent. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I did think about sorting it all out with surgery but at the time it seemed a bit silly and self-indulgent. The Sun (2006)Or that it had not reached a point where a necessary visit to the GP seemed as self-indulgent as a week at the spa. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Translations for 'self-indulgent'
British English: self-indulgent ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone is self-indulgent, you mean that they allow themselves to have or do the things that they enjoy very much.
Why give publicity to this self-indulgent, adolescent oaf?
- American English: self-indulgent
- Brazilian Portuguese: que se permite excessos
- Chinese: 自我放纵的
- European Spanish: autoindulgente
- French: qui ne se refuse rien
- German: genießerisch
- Italian: indulgente verso se stesso
- Japanese: わがままな
- Korean: 제멋대로 구는
- European Portuguese: que se permite excessos
- Spanish: autoindulgente
Definition of self-indulgent from the Collins English Dictionary
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