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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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Only occasionally is she wearily prised from the arms of Morpheus, such as the occasion on which I, suffering self-pityingly from man-flu, heard all of my symptoms accurately described in a World Health Organisation report and awakened her roughly, sobbing: "I'm dying of Lassa Fever
Bitchy Dancing On ice judge Jason Gardiner is cold, starving and sobbing self-pityingly into his cagoule as the rain pours into his tumble-down shack.
Before he died, Moat self-pityingly whined that he did what he did because he never had a father.
Sure, she has artistic talent, but compared with her beautiful, popular older sister and her brilliant younger sister, she self-pityingly describes herself as "a fifteen-year-old, left-handed, redheaded, boyfriendless, misunderstood, middle child reject, broke, standing in the rain after her drawing class because she couldn't take criticism.