self-accusing

adjective
self-ac·​cus·​ing | \ ˌself-ə-ˈkyü-ziŋ How to pronounce self-accusing (audio) \

Definition of self-accusing

: acting or serving to accuse oneself : self-accusatory self-accusing comments He is not self-indulgently self-accusing.— Richard Sennett

First Known Use of self-accusing

circa 1586, in the meaning defined above

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