- The definition of self inflicted is something that you bring upon yourself or cause to have happen to you.
An example of self inflicted is a wound you cause to yourself when you cut yourself with a knife.
self-inflicted definition by Webster's New World
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inflicted on oneself by oneself, as an injury
self-inflicted definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Inflicted or imposed on oneself: died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.