the instinct by which one’s actions are directed to the promotion of one’s own welfare or well-being, especially an excessive regard for one’s own advantage.
narcissism (def 2).
the instinct or tendency to seek one’s own well-being or to further one’s own interest
The instinct or desire to promote one’s own well-being; regard for or love of one’s self.
verb (used with object), lubricated, lubricating. 1. to apply some oily or greasy substance to (a machine, parts of a mechanism, etc.) in order to diminish friction; oil or grease (something). 2. to make slippery or smooth; apply a lubricant to: to lubricate one’s hands with a lotion. 3. to smooth over, as a difficulty […]
adjective 1. radiating or reflecting light; shining; bright. 2. lighted up or illuminated; well-lighted: the luminous ballroom. 3. brilliant intellectually; enlightened or enlightening, as a writer or a writer’s works: a luminous concept; luminous prose. 4. clear; readily intelligible: a concise, luminous report. adjective 1. radiating or reflecting light; shining; glowing: luminous colours 2. (not […]
adjective 1. having succeeded in life unaided: He is a self-made man. 2. made by oneself. adjective 1. having achieved wealth, status, etc, by one’s own efforts 2. made by oneself
noun 1. an advertisement, booklet, or the like, that has space for a name, address, and postage and can be mailed without a wrapper or envelope.