self-condemnation

noun
self-con·​dem·​na·​tion | \ ˌself-ˌkän-ˌdem-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce self-condemnation (audio) \
plural self-condemnations

Definition of self-condemnation

: the act or an instance of condemning one's own character or actions : condemnation of oneself … fierce self-condemnation seized on her. "I've been a wicked woman," she moaned.— Lucy Maud Montgomery Where do the guilt, shame, and self-condemnations come from? There are several possibilities.— Walter E. Jacobson

First Known Use of self-condemnation

1581, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-condemnation was in 1581

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“Self-condemnation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-condemnation. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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