Definition of self-induced in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsɛlfɪnˈdjuːst/


1Brought about by oneself: self-induced vomiting
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  • One pathogenic method strongly associated with eating-disordered cognitions and behaviors, specifically bulimia nervosa, is intentional, or self-induced, vomiting.
  • They think they are unclean and their condition is self-induced.
  • The findings also showed a clear increase in the amount of people engaging in potentially dangerous behaviour to control weight gain including fasting, excessive exercising, self-induced vomiting and the misuse of laxatives.
2Produced by electrical self-induction.

Words that rhyme with self-induced

boost, langouste, mot juste, Proust, roost, used

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