self-satisfaction


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smugness

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the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself

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Self-satisfaction that my twins are safely down for the night.
Chris Martin's overweening sense of self-satisfaction drives it on as he boasts, "My feet won't touch the ground".
I would hasten to assure the First Minister that when I was the leader of Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council I never sat back and relaxed under any false feeling of self-satisfaction.
I learned a lot, but the biggest benefit has been the self-satisfaction aspect and knowing what I've achieved.
Soon afterwards, the self-satisfaction will takehold, the feet will return to the couch and the whole degenerate process will start over again.
Once described as 'a hip young gunslinger', Tony Parsons now possesses all the complacent self-satisfaction of a successful 40-something.
His aura of smug self-satisfaction - illustrated by his "the public will always save me" attitude - was simply galling.
I had a lot of self-satisfaction riding that filly (Kissing) at Wolverhampton last night as I know how important it is to get a win on the board for these fillies."
Like a lot of Americans, the guide had the arrogance of power and self-satisfaction about him.
A nauseating blend of self-satisfaction and a mistaken belief in both the writers' own wit and the idea that recipients might thrill to hearing their boastful achievements of the year.
The advert for Picture Loans where a smug, chubby fella heads a football while his wife camcords his self-satisfaction at begging for pounds 25,000.
But knowing the quality of talent racing around the grounds of the Queen's summer residence, O'Sullivan is aware winning will be hard enough without even attempting further self-satisfaction by chasing the world record.
There are times when I'd like to strangle John Humphrys for his arrogance, his irascibility and general self-satisfaction.
"That's where I get my self-satisfaction from -- being in there with a chance to win a major, especially a major in this country.
They have thrown away, in only four or five years, a commanding political dominance of the city through over-cautious conservatism and complacent self-satisfaction."