Definition of Self-flagellation

1. Noun. Self-punishment inflicted by whipping.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-flagellation

self-evidently
self-examination
self-examining
self-excitation
self-existence
self-existent
self-explanatory
self-expression
self-feeder
self-feeling
self-fertile
self-fertilisation
self-fertilised
self-fertilization
self-fertilized
self-flagellation (current term)
self-flattery
self-forgetful
self-fulfilling
self-fulfilling prophecies
self-fulfilling prophecy
self-fulfillment
self-generated
self-giving
self-governing
self-government
self-gratification
self-harm
self-harmer
self-hating

Literary usage of Self-flagellation

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1. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1838)
"This practice was unknown to the primitive Christians; neither docs it appear that the first hermits of the Thebaid added self-flagellation to the different ..."

2. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"Self-slashing and self-flagellation was a pagan practice described and forbidden ... self-flagellation was one of the many widespread pagan practices in the ..."

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