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self-pity

self-pit·y

self-pity

 
pronunciation:
self pI ti
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a feeling of sorrow for oneself or one's troubles, esp. an exaggerated sense of sorrow or pity.
She was wallowing in self-pity.
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derivations: self-pitying (adj.), self-pityingly (adv.)