Breast-beating meaning

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The definition of breast-beating is a dramatic expression of sadness or remorse.

An example of breast-beating is when you loudly talk about your feelings about the treatment of the homeless.

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A loud, self-conscious demonstration of emotion, especially of remorse.
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The act or an instance of making an exaggerated display of one's feelings of guilt, remorse, etc.
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