autodestructive

autodestructive

(ˌɔːtəʊdɪˈstrʌktɪv)
adj
likely to cause one's own destruction
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This immanentization generates threat because it involves destructive (including autodestructive) activism and leads to the establishment of a false image of reality.
En associant la consultation de l'oracle au caractere liminal de la poule couveuse et du coq chantant, tout comme de la savane qui se regenere apres les feux de brousse annuels, l'imaginaire collectif percoit dans la devineresse et l'oracle la capacite homeopathique qu'a l'affliction de tourner le malefice implique contre lui-meme, de maniere autodestructive.
As he might fear judgement and negative results, he deals with the situation by falsifying readings, a behavior that can be classified as autodestructive. Adam comes to the hospital with fear of "being judged" in mind.
Here was the same man who had carried his paintings into the New Vision Centre, now in a gas mask and boilersuit throwing acid onto nylon sheets, and who would soon issue the first manifesto of autodestructive art in 1959, the most radical and influential document of the city's art scene of the era.
She did not make any other autodestructive action in the meantime though, she confesses, the suicidal ideation is hovering about, but not with the same intensity and frequency as before.
It has been established that different local stimuli (immune complexes, antigens, lymphokines, bacterial components, etc.) may trigger the release of hydrolytic lysosomal enzymes into the extracellular space with autodestructive consequences [26].
This autodestructive immunologic mechanism is more abundant in OLP than CLP [127].
Axis I comorbidity and psychopathologic correlates of autodestructive syndromes.
Homage to New York, the most famous and influential of all autodestructive works of art, will be at the core of the new exhibition.
(13.) The matricidal desire articulated in this extract may also contribute to the narrator's own drive towards self-harm, in that she has ingested feelings of guilt at loathing her mother, transforming them into autodestructive impulses.
The resulting distancing between the observer and the observed has become, like what Fabian writes, "both a prerequisite and a possibly autodestructive device in anthropological writing" (1990:755).
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