Sexual DictionaryDictionary of the F-Word
self-love:1. Regard for or love of oneself. Hence, excessive interest in oneself; excessive appreciation of one's-own worth and value.
Synonyms: bigheadedness; conceit; conceitedness; narcissism; self-admiration; self-appreciation; self-approbation; self-importance; self-praise; self-regard; self-worship; vainness; vanity.
2. The desire for happiness; the instinct or tendency to promote one's-own well-being, to seek one's-own benefit or advantage.
Synonyms: egocentrism; egoism; selfishness; self-absorption; self-consideration.
See Also: ache for, affaire d'amour, agape, agapism, all shaky-shivery, Amantium irae, amoris integratio est, amatory, amatory pleasures, amor sui, Amor vincit omnia, amorous, amour fou, amour propre, amour socratique, analipsation, another way to love, attachment, autoerotic death, autoflagellation, automutilation, autophilia, autosadism, bag-twister, batty about, be crazy about, be cuckoo over, be gone on, be goofy about, be hot for, be infatuated with, be swept off one's feet, be your own best friend, bedventure, big shit, big shot, big wheel, billy-doo, blind love, Bohemian love, brotherly love, cable tie, calf love, caritas, carry a torch, carry the torch, carrying a torch, cause of causes, cocky, con amore, contrectophilia, cracked on, Cupid dances on his/her eyelids, Cupids cramp, dead nuts on, dizzy over, Eros, eternal wound, the, fall in a big way, far gone on, far goner, feel that way, fling, flip over for, full of oneself, go overboard, god of love, gone case, goo-goo eyes, gooey over, goofy, grande passion, have affection for, have one's heart doing back flips, have one's heart doing flip-flips, have that funny feeling, have the miseries, have the tremors, heart's-ease, heart-stricken, heteroerotic, in deep, in the throes of (love), inner sanctum, jollification, knee-bender, lose one's heart, love drink, love's fruits, love-god, loveless, lovesick, mal d'amour, miseries, the, moon-eyed, moonstruck, moony about, moony for, moony over, perpetual emotion, philophobia, philter, Platonic love, red-appler, roses and raptures, selbst befriedigung, self-love, self-mutilation, set one's cap for, sexlove, Si vis amari, ama, silly about, softening of the hearters, strangulation fetish, swept off one's feet, T.L.C., taken with, tenth word in a telegram, thanatophilia, that certain gleam in one's eyes, toad-eater, toady, torch carrier, triangle, twirl, virgins dream, voomish, wacky about, zoophilist
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