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Origin of self-indulgent
OTHER WORDS FROM self-indulgentself-in·dul·gence, nounself-in·dul·gent·ly, adverbself-in·dulg·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for self-indulgence
Robert Kennedy hated Johnson's grossness, his lies, his bullying of staff, his self-indulgence with whisky and food.
Yet this extreme display of self-mastery, assuming that is what it was, did not rule out other forms of self-indulgence.
None of this day-seizing, though, this YLOOing, should be interpreted as license for self-indulgence.David McCullough at Wellesley Commencement: ‘You Are Not Special’ (Video)|The Daily Beast|June 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Her many style tics—stacked one atop the other—read as code for narcissism, self-indulgence, and brittle self-absorption.Newt Gingrich's Wife Callista's Prissy Style Problem|Robin Givhan|December 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
LeBron James has been vilified for his ego, self-indulgence, and the free-agency spectacle of The Decision to join the Miami Heat.
Their weaknesses, their self-indulgence, their lack of providence for themselves, are largely attributable to these causes.The Death-Blow to Spiritualism|Reuben Briggs Davenport
Picture the dawn of innocence on a dull, whisky-drinking, commonplace soul, stained by self-indulgence and distorted by injustice!
Crevel, as may be seen, had turned his passionate affection for his daughter to the advantage of his self-indulgence.Cousin Betty|Honore de Balzac
Some self-indulgence perhaps may have lost us an advantage, the benefit of which might have extended through life.Private Papers of William Wilberforce|William Wilberforce
Le Fils de Titien returns to the theme of fallen art, the ruin of self-indulgence.A History of French Literature|Edward Dowden