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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishself-inflictedˌself-inˈflicted adjective  CAUSEself-inflicted pain, problems, illnesses etc are those you have caused yourself self-inflicted gunshot wounds Stress is often self-inflicted.
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self-inflictedStress and anxiety are often self-inflicted.The computer-equipped force suffered self-inflicted casualties more than three times higher than those in previous exercises without computers.Farming's image looks like getting another damaging self-inflicted dent as a result of what the public perceive as wholesale tax dodging.Redman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.They can also help a floundering organization extricate itself from the depths of a self-inflicted malaise.So, with a self-inflicted slap on the wrist, I leave you.Yet this epidemic of self-inflicted slaughter seems to pass us by with little front page news in the national Press.An attempt to make the change will likely prove to be another self-inflicted wound for Republicans.How could she possibly know that he was wading in blood from a self-inflicted wound?
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