lifemanship

lifemanship

[lahyf-muhn-ship]
noun
1.
the ability to conduct one's life, career, personal relationships, etc., in a successful manner.
2.
the skill or practice of conveying to others a real or apparent sense of one's superiority.

Origin:
1945–50; life + -manship; popularized, especially in sense of def. 2, by the book Some Notes on Lifemanship (1950) by British author Stephen Potter (1900–69)

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