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1. self-fertilization

noun. fertilization by the union of male and female gametes from the same individual.

Synonyms

  • impregnation
  • autogamy
  • fecundation
  • self-fertilisation
  • fertilization

Antonyms

  • allogamy
  • fertilisation
  • impregnation
  • fecundation

Etymology

  • fertilization (English)
  • -ation (English)
  • self- (English)

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Rhymes with Self Fertilization

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

2. 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)

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-sustaining

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

Synonyms

  • independent
  • self-sufficient

Antonyms

  • joint
  • unfree
  • nonworker

5. 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)

6. fertilization

noun. ['ˌfɝːtəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant.

Synonyms

  • creation
  • fertilisation
  • superfetation
  • self-fertilization
  • impregnation
  • conception
  • fecundation
  • superfecundation
  • self-fertilisation
  • cross-fertilization
  • pollenation
  • cross-fertilisation

Antonyms

  • cross-fertilization
  • finish
  • ending
  • allogamy

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • fertilize (English)
  • -ize (English)

7. fertilization

noun. ['ˌfɝːtəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure.

Synonyms

  • dressing
  • fecundation
  • top dressing
  • enrichment

Antonyms

  • cross-pollination
  • natural object
  • inactivity
  • artifact

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • fertilize (English)
  • -ize (English)

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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