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Definition of "self-convicted" [self•-con•vict•ed]

  • Convicted by one's own consciousness, knowledge, avowal, or acts. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "self-convicted" in a sentence
  • "While their master spoke in this manner, both the young men stood before him in the attitude of self-convicted criminals."
  • "No self-convicted criminal ever approached her angry and just judge with greater awe, nor with a truer contrition, than I do you by these lines."
  • "The last time I had the boldness to write to you, it was with all the consciousness of a self-convicted criminal, supplicating her offended judge for mercy and pardon."