Self-accused
Self-accused Self"-ac*cused", a. Accused by one's self or by one's conscience. ``Die self-accused.'' --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • self-accused — self′ accused′ adj …   From formal English to slang

  • self-accused — /sɛlf əˈkjuzd/ (say self uh kyoohzd) adjective accused of oneself by oneself …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-accused — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-accused — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-incrimination — /self in krim euh nay sheuhn, self /, n. the act of incriminating oneself or exposing oneself to prosecution, esp. by giving evidence or testimony. [1920 25] * * * In criminal law, the giving of evidence that might tend to expose the witness to… …   Universalium

  • Self-censorship — is the act of censoring or classifying one s own work (blog, book(s), film(s), or other means of expression), out of fear or deference to the sensibilities of others without an authority directly pressuring one to do so. Self censorship is often… …   Wikipedia

  • Self-refuting idea — Self refuting ideas are ideas or statements whose falsehood is a logical consequence of the act or situation of holding them to be true. Many ideas are accused by their detractors of being self refuting, and such accusations are therefore almost… …   Wikipedia

  • Self-incrimination — is the act of accusing oneself of a crime for which a person can then be prosecuted. Self incrimination can occur either directly or indirectly: directly, by means of interrogation where information of a self incriminatory nature is disclosed;… …   Wikipedia

  • self-defense — n. The act of defending oneself against threatened injury; the right to protect oneself or one’s family from immediately threatened harm, which can serve as a defense in a criminal or tort action arising out of injuries caused by an act of self… …   Law dictionary

  • Self-defence (Australia) — In the criminal law of Australia, self defence may be a complete defence to criminal liability for causing injury in defence of the person or, to a limited extent, property, or a partial defence to murder if the degree of force used was excessive …   Wikipedia

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