- inflicted by oneself upon oneself: a self-inflicted wound.
Origin of self-inflicted
First recorded in 1775–85
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Examples from the Web for self-infliction
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
- (of an injury) having been inflicted on oneself by oneself