self–defeating

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self–defeating /ˌsɛlfdɪˈfiːtɪŋ/ adjective
self–defeating
/ˌsɛlfdɪˈfiːtɪŋ/
adjective
Learner's definition of SELF–DEFEATING
: meant to solve a problem but actually causing the same or another problem : causing more problems than it solves
: preventing you from doing or achieving something
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