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Definition of self-pitying adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

self-pitying

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌself ˈpɪtiɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌself ˈpɪtiɪŋ//
 
(often disapproving)
 
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feeling pity for yourself, especially because of something unpleasant or unfair that has happened to you Don't be such a self-pitying coward!