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self-satisfied

adjective uk   /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.
self-satisfaction
noun [U] uk   /ˌselfˌsæt.ɪsˈfæk.ʃən/ us    /-ˌsæt̬-/
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