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self-reproach

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Pronunciation: /sɛlfrɪˈprəʊtʃ
 
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Definition of self-reproach in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Reproach or blame directed at oneself: the bitter tears of self-reproach
More example sentences
  • Moreover, murderers are of all criminals the most prone to genuine remorse and self-reproach.
  • It may have looked harmless enough, but Jenny knew what it stood for - guilt and self-reproach.
  • Her sense of ‘regret, self-reproach and resentment’ is further intensified when she reads a newspaper report of the magnificent wedding of her former suitor.

Derivatives

self-reproachful

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adjective

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