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Princeton's WordNet

  1. self-stimulation, self-abusenoun

    manual stimulation of your own genital organ for sexual pleasure


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  3. self-abuseverb

    To masturbate.


  1. self-abuse

    Self-abuse is a behavior or pattern of behaviors where an individual knowingly and deliberately inflicts harm, distress, or damage on oneself either physically, mentally, or emotionally. These actions may include self-harm, substance abuse, self-neglect, negative self-talk, or excessive self-criticism. It may be a sign of mental health issues such as depression or anxiety.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Self-abusenoun

    the abuse of one's own self, powers, or faculties

  2. Self-abusenoun

    self-deception; delusion

  3. Self-abusenoun

    masturbation; onanism; self-pollution

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-abuse in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-abuse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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