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Self-inflicted physical harm, such as cutting, that is not suicidal and is usually a response to stress or trauma. Also called self-harm, self-mutilation.
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There can be no sympathy whatsoever for UK industry as their problems are self inflicted injury.
At this point, it seems the only thing that can keep him from fulfilling his destiny would be a self inflicted injury.
Party funding has become an issue for general public trust in politics, but for a Labour Government to agree to these Conservative proposals is unthinkable and would be seen as a self inflicted injury rather than a fightback for real reform.