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Meaning of self-congratulation

self-con•grat•u•la•tion

Pronunciation: (self'kun-grach"u-lā'shun, or, often, -graj"-, -kung-, self"-), [key]
— n.
  1. the expression or feeling of uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's own accomplishment, good fortune, etc.; complacency.
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