Origin of self-satisfaction
Examples from the Web for self-satisfaction
Those who had received the actual drug reported better levels of self-satisfaction than the unfortunates who just got the placebo.Kythera Helps You Melt Your Double Chin, No Diet or Surgery Required|Daniel Gross|September 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Occasionally it crosses the line of self-satisfaction, as if to lament that the world is full of innumerate mouth-breathers.
Resist the easy comforts of complacency, the specious glitter of materialism, the narcotic paralysis of self-satisfaction.David McCullough at Wellesley Commencement: ‘You Are Not Special’ (Video)|The Daily Beast|June 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In her demeanor, Rebekah Brooks would seem to be a new phenomenon—a person unable to conceal the depths of her self-satisfaction.
At other times, a Democratic bout of self-satisfaction has merely made the party or the particular officeholder look craven.
She did realize it perfectly; but she resented a compliment that was inspired by self-satisfaction.The Vanity Girl|Compton Mackenzie
This warmed the coldest of them—with a glow of self-satisfaction.Poppy|Cynthia Stockley
Her good-humour and self-satisfaction made the evening pass merrily.Elder Conklin|Frank Harris
The even tenor of his lot in life did not produce in him self-satisfaction and complacency, but often did make him uneasy.Frank H. Nelson of Cincinnati|Warren C. Herrick
They are so proud of their accomplishments that they rust in self-satisfaction.Certain Success|Norval A. Hawkins