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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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As he was at last compelled to pay attention to them, his capacity for self-hate was multiplied.
I try to keep her time full so she cannot dwell on those negative self-hate whispers you have implanted in her brain.
A woman leaves her job and ends her failing relationship after she finds herself unexpectedly pregnant in "Breach: a manifesto on race in america through the eyes of a black girl recovering from self-hate," Antoinette Nwandu's comedy about friendship, family and motherhood.
His theory on releasing self-hate so you can stop flinging it at other people seems apropos for our volatile times.
Dirty River is a queer feminist memoir about the complicated, challenging beauty of finding one's way through the treachery of poverty, discrimination and self-hate that those with brown bodies are trained to internalize daily.
Either way, they teeter between hate and self-hate, fear and self-pity, imposed apathy, rage and self-loathing.
It promotes low self-esteem, self-hate, depression, and other negative results.
VERGE was about inclusion and dismantling everything we've been taught about beauty norms rooted in ableism, classism, fatphobia, ageism, racism, misogyny, transphobia, and self-hate.
Indeed, he created a bigger problem full of lies, self-hate and hypocrisy that has lasted for a century and now it is time for us to solve it, a hundred years on.
In the wrong hands, they can be a pit of hatred, leading to anger, self-hate, despair, and violence.
Sometimes people harm themselves because of self-hate, or because they want to punish themselves.