Translation of self-destructive in Spanish:

self-destructive

autodestructivo, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˌsɛlfdɪˈstrʌktɪv//ˈˌsɛlf diˈstrəktɪv//ˈˌsɛlf dəˈstrəktɪv/

adjective

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    autodestructivo
    • Lighting up showed defiance, depression, anti-social or self-destructive behaviour, humour and, in at least one case, great irony.
    • The star recently confessed how he was almost driven to suicide at the height of his self-destructive phase - but he was saved at the eleventh hour by a priest.
    • Was there ever any point where Hicks seemed self-destructive?
    • The attempt to prove otherwise is self-destructive.
    • One sibling's hard-partying, self-destructive lifestyle makes the other despair, but the pair are making too much money to cut each other off completely.
    • The emotional harm is demonstrated by self-destructive or aggressive behaviour or delayed development.
    • In fact, a welfare-department worker might do harm even beyond providing money to fuel self-destructive behavior.
    • Though such behaviour often turned out to be self-destructive, that didn't prevent stars from replicating Chaplin's actions.
    • While he's crucial to the survival of the paper, his self-destructive tendencies and his cynicism destroy him.
    • Full of self-loathing, she became self-destructive and promiscuous.
    • Moreover, he says, it looks as if African nationalism is bent on the same self-destructive trajectory as its predecessor.
    • He was the classic, self-destructive nihilist.
    • If the self-destructive urge to have one more pointless leadership change were not enough there are now influential voices calling for the disbanding of the party.
    • It's only a matter of time before she goes and spoils it all with an act of self-destructive petulance or a complete misreading of a perfectly innocent situation.
    • It was playground pettiness, grotesquely selfish folly that was not only self-destructive but bound to do serious damage to the interests of his team.
    • What if the very ‘fact’ of progress is ultimately self-destructive?
    • It moves from an intimate, haunting ballad to a swirling finale as the lyrics crawl to a climax of battered resignation in the face of a lover's self-destructive descent into drugs.
    • A good shrink might argue, for example, that Scots seem not to like themselves very much, at least if their self-destructive streak is anything to go by.
    • By then our four European clubs should, barring any self-destructive bunglings, still be in their respective competitions.
    • Any murmurs of discontent at another apparently self-destructive week had disappeared into cheers inside four minutes.