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self-hatred

(sĕlf′hā′trĭd) or

self-hate

(-hāt′)
n.
Hatred, disregard, and denigration of oneself.
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Kuh's account of Jewish self-hate thus bore all the traces of such generational conflit.
Austrian journalist Anton Kuh, who coined the term Jewish self-hate in 1921.
Speaking in Toronto to a public forum on Jewish self-hate in April 2006, Gilman moreover, urged his audience not to fling the charge of self-hate against Jewish critics of Israel.
It deals with murder born out of self-hate and racism as the work burrows deep within the tortured psyche of its main character, Bigger Thomas.
It is the self-hate and insecurity that have hindered him.
I suddenly understood the self-hate which had triggered the drinking of a family member with an alcohol addiction.
Ghaith Nearly 50 years since the last overt remnant of the colonial mandate period was put to an end and still many of us in Jordan suffer from a post colonial inferiority complex that finds its roots racist assumptions, self-hate and conversely self-importance.
After all; you are a stumbling block to their campaign to colonise our minds and fill us with so much self-hate that we will continue to run our continent in a way that will ensure that it continues to be their heaven-on-earth whilst we experience it as hell and damnation.
Freud believed that a person's unconscious anger over loss weakens the ego, resulting in self-hate and self-destructive behavior (Freud, 1917/1959).
Legacies of self-hate handed down from parent to child are the focus of Dael Orlandersmith's haunting, quietly powerful new play at Manhattan Theater Club.
Maybe festering resentment, ingrown anger, and self-hate are the inevitable result of the long years spent in fruitless opposition to the global reach of American power.
Advocates of this perspective believe that lack of this trait underlies just about every category of human failings: school failure, juvenile delinquency, depression, self-hate, divorce, child abuse, domestic violence, even sin in general.