Definition of self-disgust in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈˌself disˈɡəst/ /ˈˌself dəˈzɡəst/


Profound revulsion at one’s own character or actions: his descent into drunkenness filled him with self-disgust
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  • 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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Syllabification: self-dis·gust

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