Definition of Self-destructive

1. Adjective. Dangerous to yourself or your interests. "A kamikaze pilot"

Exact synonyms: Suicidal
Similar to: Dangerous, Unsafe
Derivative terms: Suicide



Definition of Self-destructive

1. Adjective. That causes injury to oneself or harm to one's interests. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-destructive

self-denying
self-deport
self-deportation
self-deportations
self-deprecating
self-deprecation
self-depreciation
self-deprivation
self-deprivations
self-destroy
self-destruct
self-destructed
self-destructing
self-destruction
self-destructions
self-destructive (current term)
self-destructiveness
self-destructs
self-determination
self-determined
self-differentiation
self-directed
self-direction
self-discipline
self-disciplined
self-discovery
self-disgust
self-distance
self-distrust
self-doubt

Literary usage of Self-destructive

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1. A Beginner's History of Philosophy by Herbert Ernest Cushman (1911)
"(1) The intellectual methods of the Middle Ages were self-destructive methods. We may take scholasticism as the best expression of the intellectual life of ..."

2. Working Men's Social Clubs and Educational Institutes by Henry Solly (1867)
"... Self-Destructive," we observed that " the necessity for all the above trouble in extinguishing the Club might be avoided by judicious obstructions when ..."

3. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"Your first Military Escort has exploded self-destructive; and all Military Escorts, and a suspicious Country will now be up, explosive; comparable not to ..."

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