self fulfilling

self-fulfilling

[self-fool-fil-ing]
adjective
1.
characterized by or bringing about self-fulfillment.
2.
happening or brought about as a result of being foretold, expected, or talked about: a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Origin:
1950–55

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self-fulfilling
 
adj
(of an opinion or prediction) borne out because it is expected to be true or to happen: a self-fulfilling prophecy

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