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1. self-improvement

noun. ['ˈsɛlfɪmˈpruːvmənt'] the act of improving yourself.

Synonyms

  • reform
  • self-suggestion
  • autosuggestion
  • auto-suggestion
  • self-reformation

Antonyms

  • worsen

Etymology

  • improvement (English)
  • self- (English)

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  • accountant
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  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

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-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)

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. improvement

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpruːvmənt'] the act of improving something.

Synonyms

  • stabilisation
  • cleansing
  • fix
  • airing
  • melioration
  • amelioration
  • stabilization
  • self-improvement
  • enrichment
  • development
  • humanization
  • fixing
  • mend
  • reparation
  • betterment
  • mending
  • correction
  • clearing
  • change of state
  • redevelopment
  • tenderisation
  • tenderization
  • cleaning
  • reform
  • upgrade
  • upturn
  • optimisation
  • cleanup
  • rectification
  • self-reformation
  • enhancement
  • overhaul
  • optimization
  • ventilation
  • humanisation
  • perfection
  • sweetening
  • modernisation
  • fixture
  • clarification
  • repair
  • modernization

Antonyms

  • destabilisation
  • adulterating
  • septic
  • unwire

7. improvement

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpruːvmənt'] a change for the better; progress in development.

Synonyms

  • fitting
  • transformation
  • revitalisation
  • preservation
  • accommodation
  • betterment
  • revivification
  • conservation
  • revival
  • shift
  • elaboration
  • transmutation
  • revitalization
  • refinement
  • resurgence
  • adjustment
  • advance

Antonyms

  • unpin
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • unstaple

8. improvement

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpruːvmənt'] a condition superior to an earlier condition.

Synonyms

  • reformation
  • condition
  • melioration
  • betterment
  • refurbishment
  • restoration
  • status
  • development

Antonyms

  • unbar
  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge

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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