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self-fulfilling

self-ful·fill·ing

self-fulfilling

 
pronunciation:
self fl fI lIng
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: acting or tending to fulfill one's own desires, goals, or the like.
definition 2: of a prediction or prophecy, being fulfilled because of its being foretold and therefore expected.
Parents' predictions that their children will fail can be self-fulfilling.
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