- indulging one's own desires, passions, whims, etc., especially without restraint.
- characterized by such indulgence.
Origin of self-indulgent
Examples from the Web for self-indulgent
Contemporary Examples of self-indulgent
Oftentimes public fear like this can be a self-indulgent kind of collective astral projection.The Real Nightmare of Ferguson
August 15, 2014
Seriously—“In the Woods” was some of the most self-indulgent TV I'd ever seen.Why I Fell in Love With ‘Louie’ Again, Artistic Pretensions and All
June 17, 2014
Why making a self-indulgent disco record is the most punk-rock thing the French duo could have done.Daft Punk Goes Back to the Future With ‘Random Access Memories’
May 21, 2013
In Dornan's telling, Clinton was a "self-indulgent hedonist and phony," a dabbler in drugs, a letch.The Original Tea Partier
October 20, 2010
I usually avoid engaging in cross-columnist disputes because they seem petty and self-indulgent.Getting Hit with the Hitler Card
April 1, 2010
Historical Examples of self-indulgent
We are self-indulgent--and how often that can lead to impurity!The Calvary Road
Yet her love was of the true maternal stamp; not childish and self-indulgent.Put Yourself in His Place
It is in the wealthy, the luxurious, the self-indulgent class that they are found.The Physical Life of Woman:
Dr. George H Napheys
You are abominably selfish, you knowselfish and self-indulgent!
I know her better than you do; she is a good girl, but rather luxurious and self-indulgent.A Simpleton
- tending to indulge one's own desires, etc