Definition of self-contempt in English:

self-contempt

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Pronunciation: /sɛlfkənˈtɛm(p)t
 
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noun

[mass 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
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    • 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

adjective

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