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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of blaming your actions or thoughts.

Usage examples (19)
  • "I hope you have made it as beautiful as Elfrida is," she cried, with sharp self-reproof.
  • "Bugger, " he said in self-reproof, then went to collect his rifle from Joana, but Sarah was crouching beside the wounded man in the passageway.
  • They may ask themselves, with some feeling of self-reproof, whether they should have merited such praise from one so revered, and so well qualified to judge.
  • Yorick protests prosaically that it was only a sparrow, yet on being assured that it was also a living being, he succumbs to vexation and self-reproof at his own failure... for more
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