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Related to self-pitying: clingy


Pity for oneself, especially exaggerated or self-indulgent pity.

self′-pit′y·ing adj.
self′-pit′y·ing·ly adv.


A. ADJautocompasivo
B. Nautocompasión f
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Sharing a picture of Amanda speaking on stage, Piers said: "Out of respect for Meredith Kercher's poor family, Amanda Knox should stop her self-pitying 'all about me' victim tour - and shut up."
While often veering towards self-therapy, it is not a self-pitying account and Doyle's humour and honesty make it a refreshingly original debut.
Builder Thomas, 49, who was described as "obsessed, controlling and self-pitying," was also the subject of a restraining order over another woman at the time of the murder.
Maybe finally we can concentrate on the victims rather than the tedious self-pitying moans of the offenders.
Eddy's revelation shakes Dwight out of his self-pitying fug and he tidies his appearance then drives back to West Virginia to dole out what he perceives as justice to Will.
London, Apr 11 ( ANI ): The 'Bible of Cricket' Wisden has lambasted controversial English batsman Kevin Pieterson, saying that he has a 'self-pitying' attitude and had an 'arrogant' approach to cricket last year.
Harry's a good guy, but he needs to guard against coming across as whingeing and self-pitying.
Working together, Julie gets to see another, less self-pitying side of him, but is their relationship about to become more than just professional?
Never before have we had to keep such an egoistic, self-pitying, attention-seeking, marriage-wrecker.
I suppose it sells more papers than labelling them 'underachieving, self-pitying bullies in need of urgent therapy'.
Disheveled front man Rhett Miller plays the charming, eager troublemaker to perfection, his soulful voice ranging from a cocky rasp to a self-pitying sob as he spins tragicomic tales of alcoholic calamity and ill-considered romance.
Yet they're still winners while Sharpe is just self-pitying