self-destruction

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self-destruction

[self-di-struhk-shuhn, self-]
noun
1.
the destruction or ruination of oneself or one's life.

Origin:
1580–90

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self-destruction
 
n
the act or an instance of self-destructing

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Example sentences
He literally saved our nation from self-destruction.
It is not a question of denying freedom as much as it is a question of
  preventing self-destruction.
Aliens are often portrayed as powerful beings coming down from on high to warn
  us of our impending self-destruction.
There is, however, the question of self-destruction.
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