self-can|cel|ling


self-can|cel|ling
self-can|cel|ling «SEHLF KAN suh lihng», adjective.
Especially British. canceling itself out: »

The dialogue shows a brilliant talent for extending cant and clichés into spirals of self-cancelling logic (London Times).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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