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self-disgust Line breaks: self-disgust
Pronunciation: /sɛlfdɪsˈɡʌst/

Definition of self-disgust in English:


[mass noun]
Profound revulsion at one’s own character or actions: his descent into drunkenness filled him with self-disgust
More example sentences
  • The response to alienation might be melodramatic flounce, apathetic self-disgust, or withdrawal into an appalled ironic paralysis, but ultimately this brand of alternative music is still about offering some kind of story.
  • It tells a tale of suffering, of inhumanity, of nihilism, of self-disgust, of deep, dark holes in the soul that most folks would rather not peer into, to be honest.
  • The actor conveys at the same instant the character's overweening pride, as well as an element of self-knowledge, which borders on self-disgust.
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