self-satisfying

[ self-sat-is-fahy-ing, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈsæt ɪsˌfaɪ ɪŋ, ˈsɛlf- /

adjective

effecting satisfaction to oneself.

Origin of self-satisfying

First recorded in 1665–75
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Examples from the Web for self-satisfying

  • A reward, my dear, and a rich one too, for the self-satisfying part I have acted.

  • There is nothing so self-satisfying as to watch trouble from a safe distance.

  • Quivers of self-satisfying joy ran up my spine and relieved the frosty mental bleach of the long-delayed Polar anticipation.

    My Attainment of the Pole|Frederick A. Cook