self-accusation

noun
self-ac·​cu·​sa·​tion | \ ˌself-ˌa-kyə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce self-accusation (audio) , -(ˌ)kyü-\
plural self-accusations

Definition of self-accusation

: the act or an instance of accusing oneself an apology full of self-accusation

First Known Use of self-accusation

1616, in the meaning defined above

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