Meaning of self-accusation in English:


Pronunciation /sɛlfakjuːˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/


mass noun
  • The action of accusing oneself, stemming from feelings of guilt.

    ‘depression is characterized by a severe loss of self-esteem or serious self-accusation’
    • ‘The situation of self-accusation and guilt now under consideration is certainly different.’
    • ‘The flattish factuality of the poem well conveys its embarrassed self-accusation.’
    • ‘We live off the dividends of our self-accusation.’
    self-reproach, self-accusation, self-condemnation, feelings of guilt, guiltiness, a guilty conscience, a bad conscience, pangs of conscience