self-inflicted Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “self-inflicted” in the English Dictionary

"self-inflicted" in British English

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uk   us   /ˌself.ɪnˈflɪk.tɪd/
If an ​injury or a ​problem is self-inflicted, you have ​caused it yourself: self-inflicted ​pain/​damage
(Definition of self-inflicted from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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self-inflictedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌself·ɪnˈflɪk·təd/
(of something ​bad) done to yourself: a self-inflicted ​wound
(Definition of self-inflicted from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-inflicted”
in Spanish autoinfligido…
in Vietnamese tự đặt cho mình…
in Malaysian disengajakan…
in Thai ทำร้ายตัวเอง…
in French volontaire…
in German selbstzugefügt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 施加于自身的…
in Turkish kendi kendini yaralayan/inciten…
in Russian причиненный самому себе…
in Indonesian dilakukan sendiri…
in Chinese (Traditional) 施加於自身的…
in Polish zadany własną ręką, na własne życzenie…
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