Definition of self-condemnation in English:

self-condemnation

Line breaks: self-condem¦na¦tion
Pronunciation: /sɛlfkɒndɛmˈneɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1The blaming of oneself for something.
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    • Far from being an opportunity for self-condemnation or increased guilt, repentance is meant to be an experience of freedom and liberation.
    • Guilt and self-condemnation for performing such acts seems quite unhealthy.
    • Those who connive to retaliate after a misunderstanding comes up should know they are carving a destiny of unhappiness for themselves by digging a pit of remorse, self-condemnation and depression.
  • 1.1The inadvertent revelation of one’s wrongdoing.

Derivatives

self-condemned

adjective
More example sentences
  • It was intoxicating to watch this handsome young man perform this dance that is done only by self-condemned men of the tribe.

self-condemning

adjective
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  • It is hard to imagine a more self-condemning admission.
  • Unfortunately, self-condemning dialogue and ill-advised direction undermined his performance.
  • She was tired of all the stupidity and self-condemning pride that she was surrounded with.

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