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Definition of self-pity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

self-pity

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌself ˈpɪti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌself ˈpɪti//
 
[uncountable] (often disapproving) Selfish
 
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a feeling of pity for yourself, especially because of something unpleasant or unfair that has happened to you She's not someone who likes to wallow in self-pity. tears of self-pity A wave of self-pity came over him. See related entries: Selfish
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: self-pity