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self-de·struc·tive

(sĕlf′dĭ-strŭk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Tending to do harm to oneself.
2. Marked by an impulse or tendency to harm or kill oneself.

self′-de·struc′tive·ly adv.
self′-de·struc′tive·ness n.

self-destructive

adj
tending to destroy oneself, one's reputation, etc through one's habits or actions

self′-destruc′tive



adj.
1. destructive to oneself.
2. reflecting or exhibiting suicidal desires.
[1645–55]
self′-destruc′tively, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-destructive - dangerous to yourself or your interests; "suicidal impulses"; "a suicidal corporate takeover strategy"; "a kamikaze pilot"
dangerous, unsafe - involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm; "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"
Translations

self-destructive

[ˌselfdɪsˈtrʌktɪv] ADJautodestructivo

self-destructive

adj autodestructivo
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