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self-pityingly (comparative more self-pityingly, superlative most self-pityingly)

  1. in a self-pitying manner
    • 2022, Ian McEwan, Lessons, page 143:
      In his corner of south London,, in a cramped dump of a house he had sealed up so tight that he and Lawrence could hardly breath, living off state benefits, he was precisely and self-pityingly unhappy.