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English definition of “self-satisfied”


adjective     /ˌselfˈsæt.ɪs.faɪd/ US  /-ˈsæt̬-/ disapproving
very pleased with yourself and showing no criticism of yourself: She was very smug and self-satisfied about getting the promotion.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoastingSatisfied and complacentShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assurance self-satisfaction     /ˌselfˌsæt.ɪsˈfæk.ʃən/ US  /-ˌsæt̬-/ noun [U]
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