self-accusation

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self-accusation

n
the act of criticizing oneself for something one has done or feels one may be responsible for
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Noun1.self-accusation - an admission that you have failed to do or be something you know you should do or be
confession - an admission of misdeeds or faults
accusal, accusation - a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
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Not so much in obedience, as in surprise and fear: for on the raising of the hand, he became sensible of confused noises in the air; incoherent sounds of lamentation and regret; wailings inexpressibly sorrowful and self-accusatory.
I took another turn across the room, full of love for my pretty wife, and distracted by self-accusatory inclinations to knock my head against the door.
He should at all times be equally self-accusatory and conscious of Allah's mercy and grace.