Definition of Self-reproach

1. Noun. A feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed).




2. Noun. The act of blaming yourself.
Exact synonyms: Self-reproof
Generic synonyms: Reproach

Definition of Self-reproach

1. Noun. Blame or condemnation directed at the self, as by the conscience. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-reproach

self-reformation
self-regard
self-regarding
self-regenerating
self-registering thermometer
self-regulating
self-regulation
self-regulatory
self-reliance
self-reliant
self-renunciation
self-repelling
self-replicating
self-report inventory
self-report personality inventory
self-reproach (current term)
self-reproof
self-rescuer
self-rescuers
self-respect
self-respectful
self-respecting
self-restraint
self-retaining catheter
self-right
self-righteous
self-righteously
self-righteousness
self-rising
self-rising flour

Literary usage of Self-reproach

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1. The Works of Hannah More by Hannah More (1835)
"... barren sympathy for the pangs of self-reproach, of destitute ago, and suffering royalty, but inculcate a salutary abhorrence of adulation and falsehood; ..."

2. A History of the Protestant Reformation in England and Ireland: Showing how by William Cobbett (1857)
"To be clear of self-reproach is amongst the greatest of human consolations ; and now, amidst all the dreadful perils, with which the event that I have ..."

3. Ruskin: A Study in Personality by Arthur Christopher Benson (1911)
"... self-reproach they may have wasted our days. Few things are more unsatisfactory than descriptions of places one has not seen. ..."

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