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1. self-destructive

adjective. dangerous to yourself or your interests.

Synonyms

  • unsafe
  • dangerous

Antonyms

  • invulnerable
  • secure
  • protected

Etymology

  • destructive (English)
  • destructivus (Latin)
  • self- (English)

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2. self-consciousness

noun. ['ˌsɛlfˈkɑːnʃəsnəs'] embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you.

Synonyms

  • uncomfortableness
  • embarrassment

Antonyms

  • disembarrassment
  • incognizance
  • unknowingness

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. self-sustaining

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

Synonyms

  • independent
  • self-sufficient

Antonyms

  • joint
  • unfree
  • nonworker

6. 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)

7. destructive

adjective. ['dɪˈstrʌktɪv'] causing destruction or much damage.

Synonyms

  • vitriolic
  • ravaging
  • damaging
  • negative
  • harmful
  • ruinous
  • corrosive
  • wasteful
  • crushing
  • mordant
  • erosive
  • devastating
  • iconoclastic
  • cataclysmic
  • annihilating
  • annihilative
  • withering
  • soul-destroying
  • blasting
  • cataclysmal

Antonyms

  • neutral
  • constructive
  • positive
  • pleasant

Etymology

  • destructivus (Latin)

8. self-esteem

noun. a feeling of pride in yourself.

Synonyms

  • pridefulness
  • pride

Antonyms

  • venial sin
  • dissatisfaction
  • humble

Etymology

  • esteem (English)
  • self- (English)

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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