[ self-in-flik-tid, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf ɪnˈflɪk tɪd, ˌsɛlf- /
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inflicted by oneself upon oneself: a self-inflicted wound.
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Origin of self-inflicted
First recorded in 1775–85
OTHER WORDS FROM self-inflictedself-in·flic·tion, noun
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How to use self-inflicted in a sentence
The self-infliction of fearthought is a shoveling-in process—all that you have to do to become free from it is to stop shoveling.Happiness as Found in Forethought Minus Fearthought|Horace Fletcher
Although Mosheim uses the term "fraud," it would seem that he means rather the irresponsible self-infliction of the wounds.A Short History of Monks and Monasteries|Alfred Wesley Wishart
British Dictionary definitions for self-inflicted
(of an injury) having been inflicted on oneself by oneself
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