- the destruction or ruination of oneself or one's life.
Origin of self-destruction
Examples from the Web for self-destruction
Contemporary Examples of self-destruction
The British aristocracy is littered with stories of unmitigated spendthrifts who seem bent on self-destruction.The Secrets of Britain’s Wildest Aristocrats
October 20, 2014
The game has become our modern Passion Play, self-destruction as our highest form of heroism.Two New Films Preach Our Nation’s Corrosive Gridiron Gospel
September 20, 2014
But he later expanded on this idea, and said he suffered from what he called the self-destruction switch.
Eli Lake talks with the veteran MC about his new record, ‘Keynote Speaker,’ and ‘self-destruction.’
His life became a morass of anger and self-destruction: suicide attempts, gang activity.Carmine Galasso’s ‘Crosses’: Childhoods Robbed by the Church
The Daily Beast
March 11, 2013
Historical Examples of self-destruction
His attempts at self-destruction were as futile as his snatches at fame!
Was Um-ko to cheat them all, at the last, by self-destruction?The Dragon Painter
Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Many times no real reason can be given for these acts of self-destruction.Frank Merriwell's Pursuit
Burt L. Standish
I didn't think I'd get to the last final blow of that self-destruction.Highways in Hiding
George Oliver Smith
A resolve carried him from it,—the resolve of self-destruction!The White Chief
- the act or an instance of self-destructing