reproach oneself

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of reproach oneself

: to feel shame or regret because of something one has done
  • He reproached himself for not telling the truth.

Word by Word Definitions

reproach play
  1. : an expression of rebuke or disapproval

  2. : the act or action of reproaching or disapproving

  3. : a cause or occasion of blame, discredit, or disgrace

  1. : to express disappointment in or displeasure with (a person) for conduct that is blameworthy or in need of amendment

  2. : to make (something) a matter of reproach

  3. : to bring into discredit

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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