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[self-di-struhk-tiv, self-]
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  1. harmful, injurious, or destructive to oneself: His constant arguing with the boss shows he's a self-destructive person.
  2. reflecting or exhibiting suicidal desires or drives: Careless driving may be a self-destructive tendency.
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Origin of self-destructive

First recorded in 1645–55
Related formsself-de·struc·tive·ly, adverb
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