self-ac·​cu·​sa·​tion ˌself-ˌa-kyə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce self-accusation (audio)
plural self-accusations
: the act or an instance of accusing oneself
an apology full of self-accusation

Word History

First Known Use

1616, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-accusation was in 1616

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“Self-accusation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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