self-defensive love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Tending to defend one's self; of the nature of self-defense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Defending, or tending to defend, one's own person, property, or reputation.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "If the U.S. imperialists and their followers infringe on our sovereignty and dignity even slightly, we will blow up the stronghold of their aggression with a merciless and righteous retaliatory strike by mobilizing all physical means, including self-defensive nuclear deterrent force, and achieve the historic task of unification," Ri Yong Ho, chief of the General Staff of the North Korean army, said before troops began marching.

    Kim Jong Un, North Korea's Next Leader, Attends State Celebrations

  • Speaking at the event, military vice marshal Ri Yong Ho said, according to the AP, "If the U.S. imperialists and their followers infringe on our sovereignty and dignity even slightly, we will blow up the stronghold of their aggression with a merciless and righteous retaliatory strike by mobilizing all physical means, including self-defensive nuclear deterrent force, and achieve the historic task of unification."

    North Korea's Kim Jong Il and likely heir appear at massive military parade

  • "If the U.S. imperialists and their followers infringe on our sovereignty and dignity even slightly, we will blow up the stronghold of their aggression with a merciless and righteous retaliatory strike by mobilizing all physical means, including self-defensive nuclear deterrent force, and achieve the historic task of unification," Mr. Ri said, according to the Associated Press, one of the news organizations invited to the event.

    Top North Korean Defector Has Died

  • Part of her personality is that she cares about how people see her, which makes her very self-defensive.

    2009 March « Items of Interest

  • China's defense development is self-defensive in nature and does not require a fighter jet of that caliber, Mr. Li said.

    China Newspaper Refers to New Jet

  • "If the U.S. imperialists and their followers infringe on our sovereignty and dignity even slightly, we will blow up the stronghold of their aggression with a merciless and righteous retaliatory strike by mobilizing all physical means, including self-defensive nuclear deterrent force, and achieve the historic task of unification," Ri Yong Ho, chief of the General Staff of the North Korean army, said before troops began marching.

    Kim Jong Un, North Korea's Next Leader, Attends State Celebrations

  • I'm very psychologically self-defensive, so I went into this with cringingly low expectations.

    March 2008

  • With the drills soon to be conducted, barring a last-minute cancellation, South Korea has taken emergency preparations, equipping a fleet of fighter jets with surface-to-air missiles that can strike the North Korean coast if Pyongyang follows through on its threat to unleash "unpredictable self-defensive blows."

    South Korea edges closer to live-fire drills as U.N. council holds emergency meeting

  • With the drills soon to be conducted, barring a last-minute cancellation, South Korea has taken emergency preparations, equipping a fleet of fighter jets with surface-to-air missiles that can strike the North Korean coast if Pyongyang follows through on its threat to unleash "unpredictable self-defensive blows."

    South Korea edges closer to live-fire drills as U.N. council holds emergency meeting

  • Israel's self-defensive measures are equated with the long-standing Arab/Palestinian negationism.

    Andrew Pessin: Tony Judt's Trojan Gift Horse

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