self-condemnation


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Noun1.self-condemnation - 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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The silent bow of George might be interpreted into a desire to say nothing of his own conduct, or into an assent with the self-condemnation of the speaker.
Rushworth might imagine it a blessing; but every other heart was sinking under some degree of self-condemnation or undefined alarm, every other heart was suggesting, "What will become of us?
One benefit that is associated with practicing responsible self-forgiveness is the amelioration of debilitating health outcomes that result from chronic negative emotions such as regret, anger, shame, and self-condemnation.
When someone finally accepts the invitation to attend one of our healing retreats, the first theme covered exposes that self-condemnation for what it really is: "a lie from the pit of hell," as the founder of Rachel's Vineyard, Dr.
Horrendous memories precipitate intolerable internal conflicts and self-condemnation that can lead to suicide.
The goal of our experiment was to learn from psychological research findings and to consider connections with both psychology and theology on related themes: confession, apology, restitution, remorse, self-condemnation, forgiveness-seeking, and self-forgiveness (Augsburger, 1996; Exline, Root, Yadavalli, Martin, & Fisher, 2010; Fisher & Exline, 2010; Hall & Fincham, 2008; Narramore, 1984; Smedes, 1996).
In reality it was an admission of guilt, a self-condemnation, even if the president was incapable of realising the implications of his words.
Sneh's acknowledgment that Israel always acts ungratefully to its allies in the region is a form of self-condemnation from the inside.
Yet talk of a connection or a relation between the Special Tribunal for Lebanon to try those implicated in the assassination of Prime Minister Rafic Hariri and the UNIFIL is either ignorance of the separation between the tribunal and the Security Council except in terms of funding, or a purposeful condemnation of Hezbollah in advance by certain parties, or a truly strange self-condemnation.
Declan ends his article with a message of hope: it can be possible for affected people to confront stigma and reject society's labels, reaching a point of self-advocacy rather than self-condemnation.
Your lonely burden has trapped you in self-condemnation and fear.
Therefore, the willingness of a group member to hold this condemnation on behalf of the perpetrator may be explicitly interpreted to the group as an empathic response to the perpetrator's self-condemnation.