self-pity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"self-pity" in British English

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self-pitynoun [U]

uk   /ˌselfˈpɪt.i/  us   /-ˈpɪt̬-/ disapproving
sadness for yourself because you ​think you have a lot of ​problems or have ​suffered a lot: He ​faced his ​illnessbravely and without any ​hint of self-pity.
adjective uk   /ˌselfˈpɪt.i.ɪŋ/  us   /-ˈpɪt̬-/
(Definition of self-pity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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self-pitynoun [U]

 us   /ˈselfˈpɪt̬·i/
care and ​sadness about ​your own ​problems: It’s not ​easy to ​faceseriousillness without self-pity.
(Definition of self-pity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-pity”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自怜, 自悯…
in Turkish kendine acıma, yerinme, acındırma…
in Russian жалость к самому себе…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自憐, 自憫…
in Polish rozczulanie się nad sobą…
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