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Self-punishment   /sɛlf-pˈənɪʃmənt/   Listen
Self-punishment

noun
1.
Punishment inflicted on yourself.






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"Self-punishment" Quotes from Famous Books



... appeared not to care for her. Could it be that he wanted an excuse to have her near him? The suggestion closed Annesley's mouth by making her afraid that she was turning into a suspicious creature, like jealous brides she had read about. She determined to be silent as a self-punishment, and firmly steered the Monarchic into a backwater of her thoughts, while Knight talked of the Valley House party ...
— The Second Latchkey • Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson



Words linked to "Self-punishment" :   penalisation, penalty, self-flagellation, punishment, penalization



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