: something cut or cut off or out: such as
: a plant section originating from stem, leaf, or root and capable of developing into a new plant
: something made by cutting;
: record 4
: self-harm in which a person purposely cuts or scratches the skin
- She [a young woman identified as "Kristen"] took occasional advantage of college-offered therapy in her sophomore year but also continued to cut herself. "For me—and for all the other cutters I know—cutting isn't about self-esteem, it's about control," Kristin explained. "… Cutting can be—and was for me—a cry for help: 'Look at me—I hurt so much I'm bleeding—help me stop this pain!'
- —Barrett Seaman