Origin of self-pity
Related formsself-pit·y·ing, adjectiveself-pit·y·ing·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for self-pity
He drained the wine from the tumbler and turned away from the window, and there was no self-pity in his gravelly voice.Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life|Paul Hemphill|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Also, the lack of self-pity was part of the ideology when I grew up.
Kandynce remained where she was and evidenced not a twinge of self-pity.
It is a potential firelighter of vanity, self-pity and logorrhoeic dullness.
Out of self-pity, he responded, “No woman would kill herself for me.”
For pictured there in place of depression, self-pity, troubling self-consciousness, she found sparkle and joy.Suzanna Stirs the Fire|Emily Calvin Blake
Self-pity, except as the most transient emotion, was well nigh impossible to her.Mrs. Thompson|William Babington Maxwell
The wear and tear of labour and intellect go on without pause or self-pity.Meteorology|J. G. M'Pherson
For the first time for many years he seemed moved with self-pity.Roumanian Stories|Various
As these pictures flashed before the eye of memory she looked at her father quietly, without a word of defense or self-pity.Heroines of Service|Mary Rosetta Parkman