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self-defeatingadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˌself·dɪˈfi·t̬ɪŋ/
done in a way that keeps you from succeeding: He raises the issue in a way that is self-defeating.
(Definition of self-defeating from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-defeating”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自我挫败的, 适得其反的, 弄巧成拙的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自我挫敗的, 適得其反的, 弄巧成拙的…
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