Translation for 'self pity' from English to Bulgarian
self-pity {noun}самосъжаление {ср}
Partial Matches
pity {noun}съжаление {ср}
What a pity!Колко жалко!
self {noun}собственото аз
self-seeking {noun}корист {ж}
self-discipline {noun}самодисциплина {ж}
self-interested {adj}користен
self-government {noun}
самоуправление {ср}
self-explanatory {adj}разбираем от само себе си
unverified self-defence {noun} [Br.]самоотбрана {ж}
unverified self-defense {noun} [Am.]самоотбрана {ж}
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Usage Examples English
  • Thanksgiving finds the Inn closed and Jim saturated in self-pity. As he prepares to mail off his new song, his housekeeper Mamie implores him to fight to win Linda back.
  • She maintained that it showed both "great candor" and "much self-pity".
  • These were usually "sad laments, steeped in nostalgia, and self-pity, and singing the praises...
  • In 1954 Foreman worked as an assistant for British director Alexander Korda. "I was very angry: full of rage, and self-pity", he said of this time.
  • Robert Christgau was less positive, finding that "somehow his axe and his voice sing the same tune, momentarily transmuting his self-pity into simple sadness".

  • Taken by her earnestness and lack of self-pity, he agrees to protect the boy from Brent and arrest him peacefully.
  • CB4 breaks up, with Dead Mike becoming an Afrocentric rapper while Stab Master Arson establishes himself as a successful DJ, leaving Albert to wallow in self-pity and his growing addiction to drugs.
  • Pity is a sympathetic sorrow evoked by the suffering of others, and is used in a comparable sense to "compassion", "condolence" or "empathy" – the word deriving from the Latin "pietas" (etymon also of "piety"). Self-pity is pity directed towards oneself.
  • Ada as well is fixated on her death, but their morbidity does not take the form of lamentation or self-pity.
  • With no other options, she returns to her family's old and empty home in Louisiana, where she drinks hard, is dissatisfied with every caregiver, and wallows in self-pity.

  • Lyrically the album deals with topics including self-pity, hatred, drugs, death and religion.
  • He returns to his apartment, where his servant is playing the balalaika, he dismisses him and wallows in self-pity.
  • In mid-July 2020, "The Guardian" reported "Ellis responded to these accounts with self-pity and what seemed to be genuine contrition.
  • The narrator arrives in Alpine filled with self-pity.
  • "Pitchfork" wrote that Mann explores depressing themes while "transcending the self-pity so associated with lovesick laments", and excels at using specific imagery to carry general meanings.

  • Lewis, in "The Screwtape Letters" (1941), bracketed Childe Harold and Young Werther as Romantic types "submerged in self-pity for imaginary distresses" for whom "five minutes' genuine toothache would reveal [...] romantic sorrows for the nonsense they were".
  • He criticized Duritz's song-writing as "self-pity[...]" and called him a "classic solipsistic soul-barer, he just won't shut up about himself".
  • She required constant care but recovered enough to become partially self-sufficient.
  • ” Instead of empathizing with Julia, Agnes becomes more self-absorbed.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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