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[self-in-doost, -dyoost, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪnˈdust, -ˈdyust, ˌsɛlf-/
induced by oneself or itself.
Electricity. produced by self-induction.
Origin of self-induced
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It is very wonderful, and I wish that I possessed the power to gain such information by means of self-induced dreams.

    Through Veld and Forest Harry Collingwood
  • Attention and Interest may in this way be self-induced from repetition.

    The Mystic Will Charles Godfrey Leland
  • I am distinctly of opinion that it was self-induced Hypnosis.

    A Likely Story William De Morgan
  • Was he, owing to his self-induced receptivity of mind, redreaming the evil dreams of those who had occupied that bed before him?

    The Yellow Claw Sax Rohmer
  • All of it, so far as you know, was self-induced, so to speak?

    Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • (A) Use the two electromagnets joined to the connecting plates (Fig. 132), to generate a self-induced or extra current.

  • All these characteristics, as well as a self-induced sense of superiority, were reflected in the war.

  • But the experience which came two days later should be characterized as a super-normal psychic state, self-induced.

    What and Where is God? Richard La Rue Swain
British Dictionary definitions for self-induced


induced or brought on by oneself or itself
(electronics) produced by self-induction
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