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  1. blame or censure by one's own conscience.
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Origin of self-reproach

First recorded in 1770–80
Related formsself-re·proach·ful, self-re·proach·ing, adjectiveself-re·proach·ing·ly, adverbself-re·proach·ing·ness, noun
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Related Words for self-reproach

repentance, penance, contrition, heartache, annoyance, apology, sorrow, bitterness, misgiving, grief, discomfort, heartbreak, remorse, disappointment, qualm, uneasiness, dissatisfaction, anguish, nostalgia, worry

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British Dictionary definitions for self-reproach


  1. the act of finding fault with or blaming oneself
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Derived Formsself-reproachful, adjectiveself-reproachfully, adverb
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