amour-propre[ a-moor-praw-pruh ]SEE DEFINITION OF amour-propre
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His amour-propre, his long fidelity, his deep affection—all were outraged.
Then came that fatal 'amour-propre' that involved me originally in the pursuit, and I was silent.
Now, bashfulness is almost always a sure sign of amour-propre.
The wounds inflicted to his amour-propre by the Virginia Assembly were healing.
This wound to his amour-propre was compensated by the success of the last election.
This wilfulness was attributed to his youth, and the impatience of his amour-propre.
"It's not so, not so at all," he cried, carried away and more and more mortified in his amour-propre.
The infidelity of Clementine Pichon touched his amour-propre a little, but he soon consoled himself for it.
I take very little account of quarrels where amour-propre alone is concerned, but I never forget real offenses.
We could not escape from it, lest we hurt the amour-propre of the cook, and it was late when we were ready for our last sortie.
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