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self-criticism

[self-krit-uh-siz-uh m, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈkrɪt əˌsɪz əm, ˈsɛlf-/
noun
1.
the act or fact of being self-critical.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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British Dictionary definitions for self-criticism

self-criticism

noun
1.
unfavourable or severe judgement of oneself, one's abilities, one's actions, etc
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Word Origin and History for self-criticism
self-criticism
1857, from self + criticism (q.v.). First attested in George Eliot; communist party sense is attested from 1933.
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