self-destructive

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self-destructive

[self-di-struhk-tiv, self-]
adjective
1.
harmful, injurious, or destructive to oneself: His constant arguing with the boss shows he's a self-destructive person.
2.
reflecting or exhibiting suicidal desires or drives: Careless driving may be a self-destructive tendency.

Origin:
1645–55

self-destructively, adverb
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Example sentences
Many parasites actually take control, causing their hosts to act in
  self-destructive ways that further their invaders' interests.
Fisher is sublime as the ditzy, beautiful friend with a self-destructive streak.
It is our own self-destructive patterns that have led to our getting in the way
  of fires.
They are failed systems that because, when scaled up become self-destructive to
  all.
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