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1. self-contained

adjective. ['ˈsɛlfkənˈteɪnd'] constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself.

Antonyms

  • unbalanced

Etymology

  • contained (English)
  • self (English)
  • self (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Self Contained

  • unconstrained
  • unexplained
  • unrestrained
  • unstained
  • untrained

Example sentences of the word self-contained


1. Noun Phrase
YouTube may be a popular website for watching videos online, but it is not self contained.

Quotes containing the word self-contained


1. So long as the universe had a beginning, we could suppose it had a creator. But if the universe is really completely self-contained, having no boundary or edge, it would have neither beginning nor end: it would simply be. What place, then, for a creator*e universe had a beginning, we could suppose it had a creator. But if the universe is really completely self-contained, having no boundary or edge, it would have neither beginning nor end: it would simply be. What place, then, for a creator?
*- Stephen Hawking


2. self-satisfaction

noun. the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself.

Synonyms

  • self-complacency
  • complacency
  • smugness
  • satisfaction

Antonyms

  • discontentment
  • nonpayment
  • letdown
  • boredom

Etymology

  • satisfaction (English)
  • satisfactio (Latin)
  • self- (English)

3. self-sustaining

adjective. able to provide for your own needs without help from others.

Synonyms

  • independent
  • self-sufficient

Antonyms

  • joint
  • unfree
  • nonworker

4. self-confidence

noun. ['ˌsɛlfˈkɑːnfədəns'] freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities.

Synonyms

  • assurance
  • authority
  • uncertain
  • sure
  • self-assurance
  • unsure
  • certainty
  • incertain
  • sureness
  • confidence

Antonyms

  • uncertain
  • sure
  • unsure
  • uncertainty

Etymology

  • confidence (English)
  • confidentia (Latin)
  • self- (English)

5. self-determination

noun. ['ˈsɛlfdɪˌtɝːməˈneɪʃən'] government of a political unit by its own people.

Synonyms

  • self-rule
  • local option
  • home rule
  • liberty
  • self-government
  • autonomy

Etymology

  • determination (English)
  • self- (English)

6. self-contained

adjective. ['ˈsɛlfkənˈteɪnd'] in full control of your faculties.

Synonyms

  • poised
  • composed
  • self-possessed
  • collected
  • equanimous

Antonyms

  • undignified
  • agitated
  • uncollected
  • ungathered

Etymology

  • contained (English)
  • self (English)
  • self (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. self-esteem

noun. a feeling of pride in yourself.

Synonyms

  • pridefulness
  • pride

Antonyms

  • venial sin
  • dissatisfaction
  • humble

Etymology

  • esteem (English)
  • self- (English)

8. contained

adjective. ['kənˈteɪnd'] gotten under control.

Antonyms

  • unrestrained

9. self

noun. ['ˈsɛlf'] your consciousness of your own identity.

Synonyms

  • anima
  • ego

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • self (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. self

noun. ['ˈsɛlf'] a person considered as a unique individual.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • number one
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

Etymology

  • self (Middle English (1100-1500))
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