self-inflicted

[self-in-flik-tid, self-]
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adjective

inflicted by oneself upon oneself: a self-inflicted wound.

Nearby words

  1. self-inductance,
  2. self-induction,
  3. self-indulgence,
  4. self-indulgent,
  5. self-inflict,
  6. self-initiated,
  7. self-instructional,
  8. self-insurance,
  9. self-insure,
  10. self-insurer

Origin of self-inflicted

First recorded in 1775–85

Related formsself-in·flic·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for self-inflicted

self-inflicted

adjective

(of an injury) having been inflicted on oneself by oneself
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