Definition of self-inflicted in English:

self-inflicted

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adjective

  • (Of a wound or other harm) inflicted on oneself: self-inflicted injuries stress and anxiety are often self-inflicted
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    • 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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