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self-inflicted

Syllabification: self-in·flict·ed

Definition of self-inflicted in English:

adjective

(Of a wound or other harm) inflicted on oneself.
Example sentences
  • If the benefit to be gained by self-inflicted injury outweighs the harm done, then it is permitted.
  • I don't feel much sympathy, though - after all, it's largely a self-inflicted wound.
  • More than anything, a self-inflicted wound of this magnitude just leaves you speechless.

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