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(sĕlf′hā′trĭd) or self-hate (-hāt′)
Hatred, disregard, and denigration of oneself.




a feeling of intense dislike for oneself: feelings of self-hatred.
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Noun1.self-hatred - shame resulting from strong dislike of yourself or your actions
shame - a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
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A "no" response to this or any of the other three questions--which inquired about feelings in the last week of disappointment or self-hate, discouragement about the future and personal failure--exempted women from being categorized as depressed.
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Instead of teaching self-acceptance and self-love we teach self-hate.
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