Definition of self-condemnation in English:

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self-condemnation

Pronunciation: /sɛlfkɒndɛmˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

[mass noun]
1The blaming of oneself for something.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

self-condemned

adjective
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
Example sentences
  • 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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