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self-torment

[ self-tawr-ment, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlfˈtɔr mɛnt, ˌsɛlf- /
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noun
an act or instance of tormenting oneself, as with worry or guilt.
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Origin of self-torment

First recorded in 1640–50

OTHER WORDS FROM self-torment

self-tor·ment·ed, adjectiveself-tor·ment·ing, adjectiveself-tor·ment·ing·ly, adverbself-tor·men·tor, noun
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