Sad and self-pitying: he was sorry for himself in his hopeless loneliness
More example sentences
- As I once observed: ‘There's a real difference between feeling sorry for yourself and feeling your sorrow.’
- He waited for her, feeling sorry for himself and miserable with his own thoughts about how he had mistrusted her.
- If things don't work out the way you intended, there's no point feeling sorry for yourself; you get up, dust yourself down and get on with it.
Definition of sorry for oneself in:
- The US English dictionary