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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishself-destructiveˌself-deˈstructive adjective  DESTROYdeliberately doing things that are likely to seriously harm or kill yourself a self-destructive alcoholicself-destruction noun [uncountable]
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self-destructiveIt will be possible to look back and observe that those in love become utterly self-destructive.He might be tired, he might be feeling slightly self-destructive at the moment.Their absence led Barras into a series of impulsive and often self-destructive behaviors.Is it possible to capture a reader with the tale of two unappealing, selfish and self-destructive characters?He absorbed the poppy in a self-destructive fury.Their unreasoning hostility and violence is merely a psychological projection of our own self-destructive impulses.In spite of Cobain's self-destructive lifestyle, he managed to create some classic songs.The gulf between words and deeds would, Bertinotti feared, be more self-destructive than any other course of action.When it comes to playing debased, self-destructive women, Leigh is the best actress in Hollywood.
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