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noun as in indulgence by self

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Robert Kennedy hated Johnson's grossness, his lies, his bullying of staff, his self-indulgence with whisky and food.

Yet this extreme display of self-mastery, assuming that is what it was, did not rule out other forms of self-indulgence.

None of this day-seizing, though, this YLOOing, should be interpreted as license for self-indulgence.

It has been a narcissistic self-indulgence—and may soon prove a very costly one as well.

Her many style tics—stacked one atop the other—read as code for narcissism, self-indulgence, and brittle self-absorption.

Whether he eat or drink, or whatsoever he do, the will of God and not self-indulgence must be his one aim.

They believed that victory, plunder, and self-indulgence were the fair compensations of their toils.

Speedily he relapsed again into slothfulness and self-indulgence.

The path of self-indulgence "leadeth to destruction," by a law which cannot be annulled or set aside.

They are the evils man brings upon himself by self-indulgence and the formation of bad habits.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-indulgence, such as: debauchery, depravity, dissipation, dissolution, and intemperance.

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