self-tormented

adjective
self-tor·​ment·​ed | \ ˌself-tȯr-ˈmen-təd How to pronounce self-tormented (audio) , -ˈtȯr-ˌmen- \

Definition of self-tormented

: tormented by oneself especially psychologically And the self-tormented individual lies wakeful, during weary night-hours, revolving a thousand possibilities …— H. B. Stowe

First Known Use of self-tormented

1695, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-tormented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-tormented. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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