self-abuse

noun \ ˌself-ə-ˈbyüs \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of self-abuse

1 : reproach of oneself
3 : abuse of one's body or health

First Known Use of self-abuse

1653

in the meaning defined at sense 3

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SELF-ABUSE Defined for English Language Learners

self-abuse

Definition of self-abuse for English Language Learners

  • : things that you do that harm your own body or health


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noun \ ˌself-ə-ˈbyüs \

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