self-ac·​cu·​sa·​to·​ry ˌself-ə-ˈkyü-zə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce self-accusatory (audio)
: acting or serving to accuse oneself : self-accusing
self-accusatory remarks
a timid and self-accusatory man

Word History

First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-accusatory was in 1820

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“Self-accusatory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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