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1. self-possession

noun. the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior.

Synonyms

  • nerves
  • possession
  • will power
  • willpower
  • resolve
  • presence of mind
  • resolution
  • resoluteness
  • self-command
  • firmness
  • firmness of purpose
  • self-will

Antonyms

  • indecisiveness
  • indecision
  • disagree
  • begin

Etymology

  • possession (English)
  • possessio (Latin)
  • self- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Self Possession

  • transgression
  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • progression
  • expression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • suppression
  • succession
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • procession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
  • concession
  • secession
  • recession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression
  • accession

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. self-esteem

noun. a feeling of pride in yourself.

Synonyms

  • pridefulness
  • pride

Antonyms

  • venial sin
  • dissatisfaction
  • humble

Etymology

  • esteem (English)
  • self- (English)

7. possession

noun. ['pəˈzɛʃən'] the act of having and controlling property.

Synonyms

  • holding
  • constructive possession
  • criminal possession
  • retention
  • keeping
  • actual possession
  • ownership

Antonyms

  • instability
  • unsteadiness
  • unstableness
  • movability

Etymology

  • possessio (Latin)
  • -io (Latin)

8. possession

noun. ['pəˈzɛʃən'] anything owned or possessed.

Synonyms

  • white elephant
  • relation
  • assets
  • transferred property
  • holding
  • belongings
  • transferred possession
  • treasure
  • property
  • circumstances

Antonyms

  • indecision
  • disagree
  • begin
  • preparation

Etymology

  • possessio (Latin)
  • -io (Latin)

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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