What is another word for self-perpetuating?

52 synonyms found


[ sˈɛlfpəpˈɛt͡ʃuːˌe͡ɪtɪŋ], [ sˈɛlfpəpˈɛt‍ʃuːˌe‍ɪtɪŋ], [ s_ˈɛ_l_f_p_ə_p_ˈɛ_tʃ_uː_ˌeɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ]

How to use "Self-perpetuating" in context?

Self-perpetuating cycles are often a cause for concern in fields such as ecology, sociology, and economics. In ecology, for example, self-perpetuating cycles can refer to harmful phenomena, such as the collapse of an ecosystem. In sociology, self-perpetuating cycles can refer to patterns of behavior that lead to CONTINUOUS social problems. In economics, self-perpetuating cycles can refer to marketplaces or economic systems that continue to generate value and profits even if they are not constantly expanding.

There are a few different types of self-perpetuating cycles. The first type is called a positive feedback loop.

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