characterized by or bringing about self-fulfillment.
happening or brought about as a result of being foretold, expected, or talked about: a self-fulfilling prophecy.
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How to use self-fulfilling in a sentence
It was a self-fulfilling prophecy, a feedback loop of rational and irrational fears.
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Problem is, if enough people jump ship, that will become a self-fulfilling prophesy.
Discrimination can become a “self-fulfilling project,” he said.
Until now they have handcuffed themselves, turning the assessment of “no leverage” into a self-fulfilling prophecy.
British Dictionary definitions for self-fulfilling
(of an opinion or prediction) borne out because it is expected to be true or to happen: a self-fulfilling prophecy
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