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self-contempt

Syllabification: self-con·tempt

Definition of self-contempt in English:

noun

Contempt or loathing for oneself or one’s actions: they expressed self-contempt for having wasted so many hours in front of the idiot box
More example sentences
  • At the same time, if moral guidance is itself morally repugnant, then self-contempt is equally as abhorrent.
  • Self-righteousness is a manifestation of self-contempt.
  • His unbalanced self-esteem gradually turned into self-contempt.

Derivatives

self-contemptuous

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adjective

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