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1. self-deception

noun. ['ˌsɛlfdəˈsɛpʃən'] a misconception that is favorable to the person who holds it.

Synonyms

  • misconception

Antonyms

  • dimension
  • concept

Etymology

  • deception (English)
  • self- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Self Deception

  • abbreviation
  • abdication
  • abduction
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  • aberration
  • abolition
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  • abortion
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  • absorption
  • absorption
  • abstraction
  • acceleration
  • accession
  • acclamation
  • acclimation
  • accommodation
  • accreditation
  • accretion

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-esteem

noun. a feeling of pride in yourself.

Synonyms

  • pridefulness
  • pride

Antonyms

  • venial sin
  • dissatisfaction
  • humble

Etymology

  • esteem (English)
  • self- (English)

7. deception

noun. ['dɪˈsɛpʃən'] an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.

Synonyms

  • magic trick
  • sleight of hand
  • thaumaturgy
  • illusion
  • trick
  • card trick
  • conjuring trick
  • prestidigitation
  • performance
  • magic
  • conjuration

Antonyms

  • sighted
  • perceptive
  • rational
  • brighten

8. deception

noun. ['dɪˈsɛpʃən'] the act of deceiving.

Synonyms

  • cheat
  • falsification
  • illusion
  • imposture
  • misrepresentation
  • bluff
  • cheating
  • dissimulation
  • chicane
  • pretending
  • deceit
  • shenanigan
  • duplicity
  • pretence
  • pretense
  • double-dealing
  • head game
  • indirection
  • chicanery
  • four flush
  • wile
  • delusion
  • impersonation
  • simulation
  • feigning
  • take-in
  • guile
  • trickery
  • obscurantism
  • fakery

Antonyms

  • roughness
  • profundity
  • rear
  • contraction

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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