[self-flat-uh-ree, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈflæt ə ri, ˈsɛlf-/
praise and exaggeration of one’s own achievements coupled with a denial or glossing over of one’s faults or failings; self-congratulation.
noun, plural focuses, foci [foh-sahy, -kahy] /ˈfoʊ saɪ, -kaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a central point, as of attraction, attention, or activity: The need to prevent a nuclear war became the focus of all diplomatic efforts. 2. Physics. a point at which rays of light, heat, or other radiation meet after being refracted or reflected. 3. […]
[self-fer-get-fuh l, self-] /ˈsɛlf fərˈgɛt fəl, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. forgetful or not thinking of one’s own advantage, interest, etc. self-forgetful adjective 1. forgetful of one’s own interests
[self-fer-get-ing, self-] /ˈsɛlf fərˈgɛt ɪŋ, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. self-forgetful.
noun 1. the act or process of forming or the state of being formed: the formation of ice. 2. the manner in which a thing is formed; disposition of parts; formal structure or arrangement. 3. Military. a particular disposition of troops, as in columns, squares, etc. any required assembling of the soldiers of a unit. […]