Definition of self-abuse in English:

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[mass noun]
1Behaviour which causes damage or harm to oneself: he drove us stupid with tales of his past self-abuse
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  • The fun is all in the self-absorbed self-abuse, the modern rules of attraction and dating, and a complete over-the-top obsession with music.
  • As for anything in a multiplex, forget it, unless you're into aural self-abuse.
  • Today, back to the self-abuse I call ‘two-a-days’ at the gym.
1.1 euphemistic Masturbation: prostitutes were thought preferable to the guilt and fear induced by self-abuse

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