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self-limiting

(sĕlf-lĭm′ĭ-tĭng)
adj.
1. Limiting oneself or itself.
2. Self-limited.

self′-lim′i·ta′tion (-tā′shən) n.

self-limiting

therapeutic agent/disease whose effects cease in a predictable manner
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It took him several months to shake off the self-limiting belief that he was "never going to win this".
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