self-destruction

noun
self-de·​struc·​tion | \ ˌself-di-ˈstrək-shən How to pronounce self-destruction (audio) \

Definition of self-destruction

: destruction of oneself especially : suicide

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First Known Use of self-destruction

circa 1586, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-destruction was circa 1586

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“Self-destruction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-destruction. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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self-destruction

noun

English Language Learners Definition of self-destruction

: the act of hurting or killing yourself

self-destruction

noun
self-de·​struc·​tion | \ -di-ˈstrək-shən How to pronounce self-destruction (audio) \

Medical Definition of self-destruction

: destruction of oneself especially : suicide

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