Thesaurus / amour-propre

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Stimulated by these motives, and still more so by his amour-propre, Licquet set out for Caen.
The infidelity of Clementine Pichon touched his amour-propre a little, but he soon consoled himself for it.
Now, bashfulness is almost always a sure sign of amour-propre.
THE SILVER LININGJOHN ROUSSEL
The wig takes up all your attention, and amour-propre makes you every morning as busy as the most skillful hairdresser.
The wounds inflicted to his amour-propre by the Virginia Assembly were healing.
THOMAS JEFFERSONGILBERT CHINARD
Then came that fatal 'amour-propre' that involved me originally in the pursuit, and I was silent.
ARTHUR O'LEARYCHARLES JAMES LEVER
My amour-propre, my actual honour, forbade me to put a veil over this domestic indignity.
THE MEMOIRS OF MADAME DE MONTESPAN, COMPLETEMADAME LA MARQUISE DE MONTESPAN
This wilfulness was attributed to his youth, and the impatience of his amour-propre.
His amour-propre, his long fidelity, his deep affection—all were outraged.
A SPIRIT IN PRISONROBERT HICHENS
I take very little account of quarrels where amour-propre alone is concerned, but I never forget real offenses.

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