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/ˈsɛlf dɪˈstrʌk tɪv, ˌsɛlf-/
harmful, injurious, or destructive to oneself:
His constant arguing with the boss shows he's a self-destructive person.
reflecting or exhibiting suicidal desires or drives:
Careless driving may be a self-destructive tendency.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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