self-gratification

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self-gratification

[self-grat-uh-fi-key-shuhn, self-]
noun
the act of pleasing or satisfying oneself, especially the gratifying of one's own impulses, needs, or desires.

Origin:
1670–80

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self-gratification

noun
1. indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures [syn: dissoluteness
2. the act of satisfying your own desires and giving yourself pleasure 
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