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Amour propre

Feelings of excessive pride.  Synonyms: conceit, self-love, vanity.

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"Amour propre" Quotes from Famous Books

... Comme cela m'intrigue," said Katerina Alexeevna. "I must find it out. I suppose it is some affaire d'amour propre; il est tres ...
— Resurrection • Count Leo Tolstoy

... a little put out by the number of civil things addressed to my 'amour propre,' which were said to me by those courteous young Gy-ei. In the world I came from, a man would have thought himself aggrieved, treated with irony, 'chaffed' (if so vulgar a slang word may be allowed on the authority of the popular novelists ...
— The Coming Race • Edward Bulwer Lytton

Words linked to "Amour propre" :   pridefulness, pride, vanity, self-love

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