Self-perpetuating Definition

Of a kind that causes or promotes indefinite continuation or renewal of itself or oneself.
A self-perpetuating caste system.
Webster's New World

Causing itself to continue to exist.

The committee was self-perpetuating: all it did was hold a meeting to decide when the next meeting was, and consume funds to do so.
It's a self-perpetuating error, now that we've made it, we can't fix it without breaking things that depend on it.

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