self-exaltation

[ eg-zawl-tey-shuhn, ek-sawl- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-exaltation
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This arises from self-exaltation evolved from the sexual power of man.

Then how should others, how should such infirm beings as we, be free from self-exaltation?

Beloved, let us be content to be nothing and nobody in this scene of self-exaltation.

Self-confidence, self-righteousness, self-exaltation have no place there.

Self-exaltation is not opposed to reason, but may spring from it.

The higher the oppressed, so much higher the self-exaltation of the oppressor.

Then there is self-exaltation, another form of the works of self.

Mother and sons shared in the spirit of self-seeking and self-exaltation.

There is no trace of arrogance or of self-exaltation, and when he speaks you feel that his words are fountained from sincerity.

Self-exaltation is joy with the accompanying idea of some action we have done, which we imagine people praise.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c, from Old French exaltacion "enhancement, elevation," from Latin exaltationem (nominative exaltatio) "elevation, pride," from exaltare (see exalt).

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