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SELF-FLAGELLATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does self-flagellation mean? 

SELF-FLAGELLATION (noun)
  The noun SELF-FLAGELLATION has 1 sense:

1. self-punishment inflicted by whipping

  Familiarity information: SELF-FLAGELLATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SELF-FLAGELLATION (noun)


Sense 1self-flagellation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Self-punishment inflicted by whipping

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("self-flagellation" is a kind of...):

self-punishment (punishment inflicted on yourself)

flagellation; flogging; lashing; tanning; whipping (beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment)


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