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noun as in egotism

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For women, the love that dares not speak its name is self-love.

A huge part of self-love is being able to stand up for yourself when you are feeling taken advantage of.

He combines the shirtless self-love of Alex Rodriguez with the vicious psychopathy of Robert Mugabe.

Winfrey has long struggled with her weight and promoted self-love and positive body image.

He had to be awakened to the light of self-love and strong thinking freed from the influence of white folks.

A ruler who neglects all men of letters alike does not wound the self love of any man of letters.

A passion of wounded vanity, of disappointed self-love swept through her.

To obtain this precious harvest, garnered by self-love, a woman must be looked at.

His chagrin, his wounded self-love, his mortification at the unexpected turn of affairs unnerved him.

Reviewing those days, Mrs. Prency could say that utter selfishness and self-love had been her deepest sins.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-love, such as: conceit, narcissism, vainglory, and vanity.

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