self-reproach

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self-re·proach

(sĕlf′rĭ-prōch′)
n.
The act or an instance of charging oneself with a fault or mistake.

self′-re·proach′ful adj.
self′-re·proach′ful·ly adv.

self-reproach

n
the act of finding fault with or blaming oneself
ˌself-reˈproachful adj
ˌself-reˈproachfully adv

self′-reproach′



n.
blame or censure by one's own conscience.
[1770–80]
self′-reproach′ful, self′-reproach′ing, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-reproach - a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)self-reproach - a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
regret, ruefulness, sorrow, rue - sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him the game"
guilt feelings, guilt trip, guilty conscience, guilt - remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
penance, penitence, repentance - remorse for your past conduct
2.self-reproach - the act of blaming yourself
reproach - a mild rebuke or criticism; "words of reproach"
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self-reproach

[ˌselfrɪˈprəʊtʃ] Nremordimiento m
References in classic literature ?
"I shall stay, of course, I'm oldest," began Meg, looking anxious and self-reproachful.
"She has been ever so good to Mac," began Steve, in a self-reproachful tone.
When she gave me one cold parting kiss upon my forehead, like a thaw-drop from the stone porch--it was a very frosty day--I felt so miserable and self-reproachful that I clung to her and told her it was my fault, I knew, that she could say good-bye so easily!