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  • as inpenitence
  • as inhair shirt
  • as inpenitency
  • as inremorsefulness

synonyms for self punishment

  • contrition
  • penance
  • repentance
  • anguish
  • attrition
  • compunction
  • contriteness
  • debasement
  • degradation
  • distress
  • grief
  • humiliation
  • qualm
  • regret
  • remorse
  • rue
  • ruefulness
  • ruth
  • sadness
  • scruple
  • self-condemnation
  • self-flagellation
  • self-punishment
  • self-reproach
  • humbling
  • remorsefulness
  • self-castigation
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antonyms for self punishment

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  • approval
  • comfort
  • contentedness
  • elevation
  • happiness
  • joy
  • satisfaction
  • shamelessness
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        How to use self punishment in a sentence

        Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
        PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
        Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
        CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
        At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
        THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
        But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?
        THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
        The fact that the day following the punishment parade was a Sunday brought about a certain relaxation from discipline.
        THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
        Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
        THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
        These evidences of an impulse to look on correction as a quite proper thing are corroborated by stories of self-punishment.
        CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
        As guileless, though as self-reliant, gentlewomen as sequestered England could produce.
        THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
        I must aspire to the agitating transports of self-devotion, in scenes of sacrifice and peril!
        THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
        But once Austria was disposed of, Prussia and Russia met their punishment for having given her secret or open aid.
        NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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