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noun [uncountable]     self-harm pronunciation in British English
  1. physical harm that someone with emotional problems deliberately does to their own body, for example by cutting their skin

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     self-harm pronunciation in British English
verb [intransitive]
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present tense
present participleself-harming
past tenseself-harmed
past participleself-harmed

Soon afterwards, she started self-harming.


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