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    self-satisfied: negative or positive?

    Hi! Id like to know if the adjective self-satisfied has a negative connotation. That is, if a person who is self-satisfied can be seen as arrogant or conceited.
    Thanks a lot

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    Re: self-satisfied: negative or positive?

    Yes- it's normally negative.

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