cannot help oneself

idiom

Definition of cannot help oneself

: to be unable to control one's actions or stop oneself from doing something I know I shouldn't be so rude to her, but I can't help myself.

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“Cannot help oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cannot%20help%20oneself. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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