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intropunitive

adjective in·tro·pu·ni·tive \ ˌin-trə-ˈpyü-nət-iv, ˌin-ˌtrō- \

medical Definition of intropunitive

:tending to blame or to inflict punishment on the self
  • the direction of hostility was less intropunitive than in the neurotic group
  • —David MacSweeney & Denis Parr
— compare extrapunitive

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