self-condemned

adjective

self-con·​demned ˌself-kən-ˈdemd How to pronounce self-condemned (audio)
: condemned by oneself
self-condemned by poor decisions
For example, Kafka is presented as a profoundly unhappy, deliberately self-condemned fellow who often thought of himself with the pseudonym of "the Bachelor" …John Calvin Batchelor
The lazy person has to look on hard workers as fools; otherwise he stands self-condemnedBruce K. Waltke

Word History

First Known Use

1615, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-condemned was in 1615

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“Self-condemned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-condemned. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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