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noun as in self-satisfaction

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Exert yourself to obviate all humiliating surmises, and you will amply be repaid by the balm of self-approbation.'

The Captain smiled the smile of calm self-approbation, and turned half round to Pete.

With the compressed lips of self-approbation she deftly assisted her mistress to swathe her head in the mantilla-like veil.

He paused effectively, and sucked in a soft smile of self-approbation at the stroke.

I want no reward but self-approbation,—and yours, my beloved, too.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-approbation, such as: complacency, smugness, conceit, glow, peace of mind, and self-approval.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.