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Self-sufficing   Listen
adjective
Self-sufficing  adj.  Sufficing for one's self or for itself, without needing external aid; self-sufficient.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Self-sufficing" Quotes from Famous Books



... good for us. Great as were the advantages of the life I now shared over an existence wasted in a petty round of ignoble gossip and social struggle, it had the drawback of being almost too self-sufficing, perhaps—I am not certain—a little too laborious. I do think, but for me, it must, at any rate, have become the latter. I am so much less industrious, energetic, clever and good in every way than ...
— Six to Sixteen - A Story for Girls • Juliana Horatia Ewing

... whom he lived and moved and had his being: the personality remained; he could still, like Medea, fall back, even when he knew that he had rebelled against his Creator, on his indomitable self, and reign a self-sufficing king, even in ...
— Westminster Sermons - with a Preface • Charles Kingsley



Words linked to "Self-sufficing" :   independent, self-sustaining



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