A most ass backward, antique term for masturbation. The idea that a self-induced orgasm is somehow "abuse" is inaccurate and harmful. Masturbation is a healthy, happy activity

Self love is much better term, though it sounds really goony.

Self`-abuse" (?), n.

1.

The abuse of one's own self, powers, or faculties.

2.

Self-deception; delusion.

[Obs.]

Shak.

3.

Masturbation; onanism; self-pollution.

 

© Webster 1913.

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