- Self-recrimination is the act of blaming yourself.
If your business fails and you blame yourself, this is an example of self-recrimination.
self-recrimination definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
a blaming of oneself, esp. a remorseful or persistent blaming
self-recrimination definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The act or an instance of blaming or censuring oneself.