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Long-term unemployment isn't special just because it's longer; it's special because it's self-perpetuating.

In war and in peace, inevitable, self-perpetuating economies arise around the smuggling of illicit goods.

Independent voters increasingly see both parties as captives of corrupt, self-serving and self-perpetuating political machinery.

The pendulum swing of politics has a funny way of self-perpetuating.

Coatesville, PA, has had 50 fires in 15 months, providing a frightening case study in how arson can turn self-perpetuating.

He regarded the plan as chimerical, but it has been realized by a self-perpetuating association of Jesuits living at Brussels.

The nature of habit is to be assertive, insistent, self-perpetuating.

By tyrannical forethought, the Usurpation not only fortified all that it did, but assumed a self-perpetuating energy.

The somatoplasm can only in the most general way affect the self-perpetuating, close corporation of the germ-plasm.

The body was self-perpetuating and very careful to maintain its respectability in the election of new members.


On this page you'll find 193 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-perpetuating, such as: boundless, ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, and countless.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.