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1. self-reliance

noun. personal independence.

Synonyms

  • self-sufficiency
  • self-direction
  • independence
  • autonomy

Antonyms

  • dependent
  • defeat

Etymology

  • reliance (English)
  • self- (English)

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Rhymes with Self Reliance

  • noncompliance
  • pseudoscience
  • compliance
  • defiance
  • appliance
  • alliance
  • science

Sentences with self-reliance


1. Noun Phrase
Your self reliance and goals are attractive.

Quotes about self-reliance


1. Education is experience, and the essence of experience is self-reliance* experience, and the essence of experience is self-reliance.
*- T.H. White, The Once and Future King


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. reliance

noun. ['rɪˈlaɪəns, riːˈlaɪəns'] certainty based on past experience.

Synonyms

  • trust

Antonyms

  • certain
  • uncertain

8. reliance

noun. ['rɪˈlaɪəns, riːˈlaɪəns'] the state of relying on something.

Synonyms

  • dependence
  • dependency

Antonyms

  • unsure
  • unpredictability
  • active trust

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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