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SELF-PITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does self-pity mean? 

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

1. a feeling of sorrow (often self-indulgent) over your own sufferings

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


 Dictionary entry details 


SELF-PITY (noun)


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Meaning:

A feeling of sorrow (often self-indulgent) over your own sufferings

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

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

sorrow (an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement)


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