Self-defense

Definition of Self-defense

Self`-de`fense´
n.1.The act of defending one's own person, property, or reputation.
In self-defense
(Law) in protection of self, - it being permitted in law to a party on whom a grave wrong is attempted to resist the wrong, even at the peril of the life of the assailiant.
- Wharton.

Related Words

avoidance reaction, defence, defense, defense in depth, defense mechanism, defenses, deterrent capacity, ego defenses, escape mechanism, guard, negative taxis, protection, psychological defenses, resistance, self-preservation, self-protection, the defensive, ward
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