noun \ˈself-ˈpi-tē\

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

Full Definition of SELF-PITY

:  pity for oneself; especially :  a self-indulgent dwelling on one's own sorrows or misfortunes
self–pity·ing \-tē-iŋ\ adjective
self–pity·ing·ly \-iŋ-lē\ adverb

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