self-destruction

noun self-de·struc·tion \ ˌself-di-ˈstrək-shən \

Definition of self-destruction

: destruction of oneself; especially : suicide

First Known Use of self-destruction

circa 1586

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SELF-DESTRUCTION Defined for English Language Learners

self-destruction

Definition of self-destruction for English Language Learners

  • : the act of hurting or killing yourself


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self-destruction

noun self-de·struc·tion \ -di-ˈstrək-shən \

medical Definition of self-destruction

: destruction of oneself; especially : suicide


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