Origin of self-inflicted
Related formsself-in·flic·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for self-inflicted
Violent ends can be self-inflicted, at the hands of fellow prisoners, or caused by the guards.
But Brown sincerely believes all our pain is self-inflicted.
This makes her in some ways the perfect person to help the NFL recover from its self-inflicted wounds and get its act together.
Perhaps you just bandaged a self-inflicted injury with some scotch tape and crazy glue.
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta rails against the ‘self-inflicted wound.’Panetta Slams Senate Deal for Failing to Deal With Defense Cuts|Josh Rogin|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She was quivering under that self-inflicted lash, bordering upon hysteria when she reached the house.Big Timber|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He formulated a new law whose effect would be to deliver humanity from its self-inflicted woes.My Religion|Leo Tolstoy
Even before the sufferer had breathed his last the lamentations and self-inflicted wounds began.The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3)|Sir James George Frazer
And indeed there seems to be some colour of excuse for this drastic stricture, self-inflicted though it were.The Bandbox|Louis Joseph Vance
“It is, then, impossible that this wound was self-inflicted,” inquired the Coroner.The House Opposite|Elizabeth Kent