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


effecting satisfaction to oneself.

Nearby words

  1. self-rule,
  2. self-sacrifice,
  3. self-sacrificing,
  4. self-satisfaction,
  5. self-satisfied,
  6. self-sealing,
  7. self-seeker,
  8. self-seeking,
  9. self-selection,
  10. self-serve

Origin of self-satisfying

First recorded in 1665–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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