self-disgust

noun
self-dis·​gust | \ ˌself-di-ˈskəst How to pronounce self-disgust (audio) , -dis-ˈgəst also -diz- \

Definition of self-disgust

: a strong dislike or distaste for oneself or for one's actions He stood for a minute or two looking around the room with the same expression of self-disgust, as if he hated himself and everything about him …— Edith Wharton

First Known Use of self-disgust

1814, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-disgust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-disgust. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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