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self–pity

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noun \ˈself-ˈpi-tē\

Simple Definition of self–pity

  • : a feeling of pity for yourself because you believe you have suffered more than is fair or reasonable

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of self–pity

  1. :  pity for oneself; especially :  a self-indulgent dwelling on one's own sorrows or misfortunes

self–pitying play \-tē-iŋ\ adjective
self–pityingly play \-iŋ-lē\ adverb

1621

First Known Use of self–pity

1621

Rhymes with self–pity


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