[self-im-uh-ley-ting, self-]


of, relating to, or tending toward self-immolation. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for self-immolating

Contemporary Examples of self-immolating

  • Granted, Obama has the added advantage of facing a self-immolating opposition party.

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    How Obama Could Blow It

    Reihan Salam

    April 24, 2009

Historical Examples of self-immolating

  • One can only motive and explain this suicide by self-immolating love.

  • I should like to place a wreath on the tomb of another apostle of liberty—the dauntless, the self-immolating Colenso!

    The Roof of France

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • "It is one thing to be generous, and quite another to be a self-immolating ass," was one of the compliments he handed me.

    Pirates' Hope

    Francis Lynde

  • Her docile, yielding temper—her generous, self-immolating spirit—came back to his memory, to refute the idea that wronged her.

  • In Elgin religious fervour was not beautiful, or dramatic, or self-immolating; it was reasonable.

    The Imperialist

    (a.k.a. Mrs. Everard Cotes) Sara Jeannette Duncan