self-destructive

adjective
self-de·​struc·​tive | \ ˌself-di-ˈstrək-tiv How to pronounce self-destructive (audio) \

Definition of self-destructive

: acting or tending to harm or destroy oneself self-destructive behavior also : suicidal a self-destructive impulse

Other Words from self-destructive

self-destructiveness noun

First Known Use of self-destructive

1641, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-destructive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-destructive. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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self-destructive

adjective
self-de·​struc·​tive | \ -ˈstrək-tiv How to pronounce self-destructive (audio) \

Medical Definition of self-destructive

: acting or tending to harm or destroy oneself self-destructive behavior also : suicidal

Other Words from self-destructive

self-destructively adverb
self-destructiveness noun

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