Definition of Self-sufficient

1. Adjective. Able to provide for your own needs without help from others. "A self-sufficing economic unit"

Exact synonyms: Self-sufficing, Self-sustaining
Similar to: Independent
Derivative terms: Self-sufficiency



Definition of Self-sufficient

1. Adjective. Able to provide for oneself independently of others. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-sufficient

self-similarity
self-slaughter
self-soar
self-sowed
self-sown
self-starter
self-starters
self-starting
self-statement
self-sterile
self-stimulation
self-storage
self-study
self-styled
self-sufficiency
self-sufficient (current term)
self-sufficing
self-suggestion
self-support
self-supporting
self-sustained
self-sustaining
self-synchronization
self-synchronize
self-synchronized
self-synchronizes
self-synchronizing
self-talk
self-tapping
self-tapping screw

Literary usage of Self-sufficient

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1. Concentration and Control: A Solution of the Trust Problem in the United States by Charles Richard Van Hise (1912)
"... THE self-sufficient COMMUNITY The farmer in the sparsely settled districts of the Middle West was largely self-sufficient ..."

2. Concentration and Control: A Solution of the Trust Problem in the United States by Charles Richard Van Hise (1912)
"Vfi-lU THE self-sufficient COMMUNITY The farmer in the sparsely settled districts of the Middle West was largely self-sufficient. ..."

3. A Journal of the Proceedings in Georgia, Beginning October 20, 1737: By by William Stephens (1906)
"... self-sufficient Conduct, cloathed with Power, i"39. is capable of creating in the Publick. ... selfsufficient ..."

4. Negro Migration During the War by Emmett Jay Scott (1920)
"CHAPTER V The Call of the Self-Sufficient North A surviving custom of servitude has consigned the mass of negroes to the lower pursuits of labor. ..."

5. The Principles of Ethics by Borden Parker Bowne (1892)
"To give the discussion any meaning the question must be put in the following form: Is ethics a self- sufficient science based solely on our moral insight, ..."

6. Little Journeys to the Homes of English Authors by Elbert Hubbard (1901)
"And it is this fear- BACH less, self-reliant and self-sufficient quality that marks the work of every exceptional man in every line of art. ..."

7. The Early Diary of Frances Burney, 1768-1778: With a Selection from Her by Fanny Burney (1889)
"How much do I prefer for acquaintance the well-bred and obliging Miss Davies to the self- sufficient and imperious Bastardini, though I doubt not the ..."

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