Self-reprovingly

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Self-reprovingly In a self-reproving way.
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Usage

In literature:

In short, he may gratify his every whim and fancy, without a pang of reproving conscience, or the least jostle to his self-respect.
"Essays of Travel" by Robert Louis Stevenson
But the contemptuous exterior hid a self-reproving heart, and he felt how far more noble Owen and Montagu were than he.
"Eric" by Frederic William Farrar
I doubt not that the sin of it was washed out with self-reproving tears, and cannot think that they were shed in vain.
"Dead Man's Rock" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
In short, he may gratify his every whim and fancy, without a pang of reproving conscience, or the least jostle to his self-respect.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Nevertheless, she seldom reproved her son, and she even took pride in his self-possessed and ultra-worldly manner.
"Miss Theodora" by Helen Leah Reed
But the self-reproved, repentant pilgrim has well understood these dangers.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 64 No. 396 October 1848" by Various
Deep as was my affliction, it sunk into nothingness, compared with that of the bereaved and self-reproving son.
"A Woman's Love" by Amelia Alderson Opie
But his cunning and self-congratulation quite desert him when he is openly snubbed or reproved.
"The Drunkard" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
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In poetry:

I want a friend of noble mind,
Who loves me more than praise or pelf,
Reproves my faults with spirit kind,
And thinks of me as well as self--
"Friendship" by Joseph Horatio Chant

In science:

In order to make our proof truly self-contained, we reprove all known results for branching random walks that are needed in the paper.
Weak convergence for the minimal position in a branching random walk: a simple proof
When applied to certain self-interacting random walk couplings, these allow us to reprove some known transience and recurrence results for some simple models.
A combinatorial result with applications to self-interacting random walks
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