English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'self-indulgent'

(adjective) 
Definition
tending to allow oneself to have or do things that one enjoys
To buy flowers for myself seems wildly self-indulgent.
Synonyms
extravagant
I was extravagant in my admiration of them.
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excessive
The length of the prison sentence was excessive considering the nature of the crime.
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lavish
Critics attack his lavish spending and flamboyant style.
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intemperate
the unwisely intemperate language of the party leader
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immoderate
He launched an immoderate tirade on his son.
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self-gratifying

Additional synonyms

in the sense of excessive
The length of the prison sentence was excessive considering the nature of the crime.
in the sense of immoderate
Definition
excessive or unreasonable
He launched an immoderate tirade on his son.
in the sense of intemperate
Definition
extreme or severe
the unwisely intemperate language of the party leader

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