autodestructive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

auto- +‎ destructive

Adjective[edit]

autodestructive ‎(not comparable)

  1. Self-destroying
    • 1996 June 28, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “Acid Western”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      Collectively they conjure up a crazed version of autodestructive white America at its most solipsistic, hankering after its own lost origins.
    • 2000 June 16, Per-Arne Oldenborg et al., “Role of CD47 as a Marker of Self on Red Blood Cells”, in Science[2], volume 288, number 5473, DOI:10.1126/science.288.5473.2051, pages 2051-2054:
      In contrast to what might be expected, MHC class I-deficient mice are not autodestructive.