self-reproach

[ self-ri-prohch ]
/ ˈsɛlf rɪˈproʊtʃ /

noun

blame or censure by one's own conscience.

Nearby words

  1. self-reliance,
  2. self-reliant,
  3. self-renunciation,
  4. self-replicate,
  5. self-replicating,
  6. self-respect,
  7. self-respecting,
  8. self-restraint,
  9. self-retaining catheter,
  10. self-revealing

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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British Dictionary definitions for self-reproach

self-reproach

noun

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

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