Self-reproof
Self-reproof Self`-re*proof", n. The act of reproving one's self; censure of one's conduct by one's own judgment. [1913 Webster]

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  • self-reproof — index remorse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • self-reproof — self′ reproof′ n …   From formal English to slang

  • self-reproof — noun the act of blaming yourself • Syn: ↑self reproach • Hypernyms: ↑reproach …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-reproof — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-reproving — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : feeling or expressing self reproof • self reprovingly | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adverb * * * self reproofˈ or self reprovˈing noun Reproof of conscience • • • Main Entry: ↑self …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-abuse — n 1. self reproach, self reproof, self chastisement, self condemnation. 2. masturbation, self gratification, self manipulation, self stimulation, autoeroticism, manustrupra tion, onanism, self defilement, Sl. playing with oneself …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • self-re|proof — «SEHLF rih PROOF», noun. reproof of oneself by oneself …   Useful english dictionary

  • To take upon one's self — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Penitence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Penitence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 penitence penitence contrition compunction repentance remorse Sgm: N 1 regret regret &c. 833 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 self reproach self reproach self repro …   English dictionary for students

  • compunction — n 1. remorse, contrition, regret, penitence, repentance, contriteness, sorrow, sackcloth and ashes; pang of conscience, guilt, shame, embarrassment, self humiliation, self mortification; self reproach, self reproof, self blame, self accusation,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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