self-pity

noun
\ˌself-ˈpi-tē \

Definition of self-pity 

: pity for oneself especially : a self-indulgent dwelling on one's own sorrows or misfortunes

Other Words from self-pity

self-pitying \ˌself-​ˈpi-​tē-​iŋ \ adjective
self-pityingly \ˌself-​ˈpi-​tē-​iŋ-​lē \ adverb

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1604, in the meaning defined above

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self-pity

noun

English Language Learners Definition of self-pity

: a feeling of pity for yourself because you believe you have suffered more than is fair or reasonable

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