self-re|crim|i|na|tion

self-re|crim|i|na|tion
self-re|crim|i|na|tion «SEHLF rih KRIHM uh NAY shuhn», noun.
self-accusation; self-reproach: »

She mixed self-recrimination with self-justification until it was enough to make a man's head swim (New Yorker).


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  • self-incrimination — self in|crim|i|na|tion [ ,self ın,krımı neıʃn ] noun uncount the act of giving information about yourself that makes you seem guilty of a crime ╾ ,self in criminating adjective: self incriminating evidence …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • incriminate — in·crim·i·nate /in kri mə ˌnāt/ vt nat·ed, nat·ing 1: to charge with involvement in a crime he was incriminated in the conspiracy 2: to suggest or show involvement of in a crime among the evidence that incriminated him was a box of trigge …   Law dictionary

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