[self-juhj-muh nt, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈdʒʌdʒ mənt, ˈsɛlf-/
the act or fact of judging oneself.
[self-juhs-tuh-fi-key-shuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlfˌdʒʌs tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. the act or fact of justifying oneself, especially of offering excessive reasons, explanations, excuses, etc., for an act, thought, or the like. self-justification noun 1. the act or an instance of justifying or providing excuses for one’s own behaviour, etc
[self-juhs-tuh-fahy-ing, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈdʒʌs təˌfaɪ ɪŋ, ˈsɛlf-/ adjective 1. offering excuses for oneself, especially in excess of normal demands. 2. automatically adjusting printed or typed lines to fill a given space, especially to conform to a rigid margin. self-justifying adjective 1. offering excuses for one’s behaviour, often when they are not called for
[self-nol-ij, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈnɒl ɪdʒ, ˈsɛlf-/ noun 1. knowledge or understanding of oneself, one’s character, abilities, motives, etc. self-knowledge noun 1. knowledge of one’s own character, etc
verb (used with object), lacerated, lacerating. 1. to tear roughly; mangle: The barbed wire lacerated his hands. 2. to distress or torture mentally or emotionally; wound deeply; pain greatly: His bitter criticism lacerated my heart. adjective 3. lacerated. verb (transitive) (ˈlæsəˌreɪt) 1. to tear (the flesh, etc) jaggedly 2. to hurt or harrow (the feelings, […]