What is another word for self-pity?

35 synonyms found


[ sˈɛlfpˈɪti], [ sˈɛlfpˈɪti], [ s_ˈɛ_l_f_p_ˈɪ_t_i]

Synonyms for Self-pity:

How to use "Self-pity" in context?

Self-pity is a feeling of extreme and acute self-disgust and feelings of general Worthlessness that is typically brought on by various personal setbacks. It can also be brought about by observing or feeling others who are experiencing setbacks. People who are prone to self-pity often feelSSELF-IMPLACABLE and often have a reduced ability to cope with life's difficulties.

Self-pity often manifests in negative thoughts, such as believing that one is a unlucky or foolish person. It also leads to a decreased willingness to take action and a decreased sense of optimism.

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