a.1.Accused by one's self or by one's conscience.
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Julian Gray if I stand here self-accused of the offense, that I have committed, before the man whom I have wronged.
He scrambled awkwardly to his feet, and said to the self-accused murderer in tones of limpid penitence: "I'm awfully sorry, my dear sir, but your tale is really rubbish.
Perhaps the supreme example is Dostoevsky, whose underground men and self-accused criminals measure what they have lost by the intricacy and volume of their confessions.