Definition of Autobiography

1. Noun. A biography of yourself.

Generic synonyms: Biography, Life, Life History, Life Story
Specialized synonyms: Memoir
Derivative terms: Autobiographer, Autobiographical, Autobiographical



Definition of Autobiography

1. n. A biography written by the subject of it; memoirs of one's life written by one's self.

Definition of Autobiography

1. Noun. A self-written biography; the story of one's own life. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Autobiography

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Medical Definition of Autobiography

1. Origin: Auto- + biography. A biography written by the subject of it; memoirs of one's life written by one's self. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Autobiography

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"It is easy to collect from the pages of her autobiography passages which, taken by themselves, give a repellant picture of her mother; but this is unjust ..."

2. The Bookman (1910)
"THE STANLEY autobiography O far as this book is literally an ... He attacked the rock of autobiography as he had all the others—with a perfectly clear ..."

3. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1918)
"Herbert Spencer's autobiography * History.—Written May 23-30, 1904. ... TE autobiography of a great man, the publication of which during his lifetime is ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modernby Edward Cornelius Towne by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"113 autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini - - 15 autobiography I Diary and Letters) of Mme. D'Arblay 44 autobiography of Edward Gibbon - - - 341 autobiography ..."

5. The Red Record of the Sioux: Life of Sitting Bull and History of the Indian by Willis Fletcher Johnson (1891)
"CHAPTER I. autobiography. A UNIQUE HISTORY IN PICTURES—THE CHIEF'S OWN STORY OF His BLOODY AND LAWLESS CAREER—KILLING ENEMIES AND STEALING MULES—MANY ..."

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