self-destructive

adjective self-de·struc·tive \ ˌself-di-ˈstrək-tiv \

Definition of self-destructive

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

self-destructiveness

noun

First Known Use of self-destructive

1641

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self-destructive

adjective self-de·struc·tive \ -ˈstrək-tiv \

medical Definition of self-destructive

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

self-destructively

adverb

self-destructiveness

noun

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