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self-reproach

[ self-ri-prohch ]
/ ˈsɛlf rɪˈproʊtʃ /
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noun

blame or censure by one's own conscience.

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Origin of self-reproach

First recorded in 1770–80

OTHER WORDS FROM self-reproach

self-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 forms of self-reproach

self-reproachful, adjectiveself-reproachfully, adverb
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