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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of inflicting pain on one's self; pain inflicted on one's self.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Pain or torture inflicted on one's self: as, the self-torture of the heathen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. self-imposed distress

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