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synonyms for self reliance

  • ability
  • autonomy
  • self-determination
  • self-government
  • self-reliance
  • self-rule
  • self-sufficiency
  • separation
  • sovereignty
  • aptitude
  • autarchy
  • license
  • qualification
  • home rule
On this page you'll find 222 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self reliance, such as: ability, autonomy, self-determination, self-government, self-reliance, and self-rule.

antonyms for self reliance

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  • dependence
  • inaptitude
  • subordination
  • doubt
  • fear
  • hesitation
  • irresolution
  • uncertainty
  • weakness
  • cowardice
  • timidity
  • apprehension
  • distrust
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How to use self reliance in a sentence

Modern times, we are convinced, have witnessed but few instances of such a masterly policy, combined with signal self-reliance.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Indeed, individual cases show a virtual lack of self-reliance.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
He attempted aggressive operations with his former energy and self-reliance, but not with his former success.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
My aim has been to set good sterling stuff before the world, so that any one, whose self-reliance is great, may receive strength.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
She had seen before that look of competence, of easy self-reliance.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
She wants the great tonic cure of self-reliance and self-responsibility.
HOME RULEHAROLD SPENDER
While everything was "booming," I could not teach them self-reliance.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
The winter of 1917—18 gave Sinn Fein an opportunity to show that the policy of “self-reliance” had not been abandoned entirely.
THE EVOLUTION OF SINN FEINROBERT MITCHELL HENRY
Suggestion and habit are ever at work to kill originality and to stifle self-reliance and initiative.
SPIRIT AND MUSICH. ERNEST HUNT
Isolation fostered not only self-reliance but the habit of reflection, and, indeed, of prolonged and intense reflection.
SPEECHES AND LETTERS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 1832-1865ABRAHAM LINCOLN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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