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self-gratification

[self-grat-uh-fi-key-shuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlfˌgræt ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌsɛlf-/
noun
1.
the act of pleasing or satisfying oneself, especially the gratifying of one's own impulses, needs, or desires.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
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Examples for self-gratification
  • We have traded violence for materialism and self-gratification.

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