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
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At a private interview with Miss Garth she had referred again, of her own accord, to the subject of her letter from London -- had spoken self-reproachfully of her weakness in admitting Captain Wragge's impudent claim to a family connection with her -- and had then reverted to the state of her health and to the doubtful prospect that awaited her in the coming summer in a tone of despondency which it was very distressing to hear.
His eyes sunk to the ground; he seemed to be meditating self-reproachfully on the tone in which his friend had spoken to him.
She must have heard it from me," said I self-reproachfully.