Meaning of self-destructive


Pronunciation: (self'di-struk'tiv, self"-), [key]
— adj.
  1. harmful, injurious, or destructive to oneself: His constant arguing with the boss shows he's a self-destructive person.
  2. reflecting or exhibiting suicidal desires or drives: Careless driving may be a self-destructive tendency.
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