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They can do this because they believe they operate in self-contained worlds unto themselves.

The three episodes will be a self-contained arc ending at Prom Night and will serve as a prologue for the rest of the series.

At its peak The Farm had 1,500 members; it was a self-contained world with its own school, farm, midwives and social tenets.

The acting exists in a self-contained bubble of Phoenix yelling at Hoffman and Hoffman yelling at Phoenix, and more yelling.

Each of Baker's paragraphs also seem to exist in a self-contained platform.

A full, busy youth is your only prelude to a self-contained and independent age; and the muff inevitably develops into a bore.

"Lovers" would serve better, but is perhaps too expansive to be used of a self-contained race.

She could scarcely reconcile this acute, self-contained man with the enthusiast and comedian she had seen in the Cure's garden.

Quiet and reserved he always was, a self-contained child whose only friend was his mother.

He watched her as she went about her work, silent, self-contained and solitary.

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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-contained, such as: autonomous, self-governing, self-sufficient, self-supporting, absolute, and autarchic.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.