Definition of self-torture in English:


Syllabification: self-tor·ture


The inflicting of pain, especially mental pain, on oneself.
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  • In essence, it's another form of self-torture.
  • We've always been a band that was into self-torture.
  • Critics carped, but there was something sweet in seeing so much self-torture finally resolved.

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