Recent Examples of flagellation from the Web
This holier-than-thou desire that everyone else must engage in some kind of 24-hour festival of grief is nothing more than self-flagellation.
Usually, this pathway outside Parx Casino is reserved for self-flagellation, a private lament at the last hundred lost.
Mr. Martinez resigned, and a prolonged period of soul searching and self-flagellation for the ad industry followed regarding its record on diversity and female leadership.
It’s rather remarkable, and a heartening testament to the fact that not everyone is as hideously fixated on using Instagram solely as a tool for self-flagellation as others are.
Treatment in such instances is still highly experimental, except for Catholic patients, who may be comforted by self-flagellation.
Maybe your vestal will become obsessed with self-flagellation as a means to feel safe and pure.
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First Known Use of flagellation
Medical Definition of flagellation
: the formation or arrangement of flagella
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