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  1. self-fulfilling(Adjective)

    Describing a prediction that causes itself to occur as predicted.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-fulfilling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-fulfilling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sharon Bergquist:

    Aging well can certainly become a self-fulfilling prophecy.

  2. Marilyn Ferguson:

    Of all the self-fulfilling prophecies in our culture, the assumption that aging means decline and poor health is probably the deadliest.

  3. Myles Bradshaw:

    Next day everyone will be selling Italian bonds and you end up with potential self-fulfilling processes in the market where there's no buyers and only sellers and it becomes very disorderly.

  4. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat:

    Many of our firms are facing weaker top-line growth, rising manpower costs and tighter financing. Workers are anxious as retrenchments has increased, including among professionals, we must not let pessimism take hold, lest it creates self-fulfilling expectations.

  5. Olivier Blanchard:

    How much should we worry? This is where economics stops giving an answer, if ... the stock market slump lasts longer or gets worse, it can become self-fulfilling. Low stock prices lasting for long lead to lower consumption, lower demand, and, potentially, to a recession.

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