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See definition of self-starting on Dictionary.com
  • as inambitious
  • as inautomatic
  • as ineager
  • as inenterprising
  • as inthirsting
  • as inzealous

synonyms for self-starting

  • aggressive
  • determined
  • earnest
  • energetic
  • enthusiastic
  • resourceful
  • anxious
  • ardent
  • aspiring
  • avid
  • ball of fire
  • bent upon
  • climbing
  • come on
  • come on strong
  • designing
  • desirous
  • driving
  • eager
  • eager beaver
  • enterprising
  • fireball
  • get up and go
  • go-getter
  • goal-oriented
  • hard ball
  • high-reaching
  • hopeful
  • hungry
  • industrious
  • inspired
  • intent
  • longing
  • power-loving
  • purposeful
  • pushing
  • pushy
  • sharp
  • soaring
  • striving
  • thirsty
  • vaulting
  • zealous

antonyms for self-starting

MOST RELEVANT
  • lethargic
  • unenthusiastic
  • content
  • easy
  • facile
  • fulfilled
  • satisfied
  • unassuming
  • cowardly
  • inactive
  • lazy
  • lethargic
  • meek
  • timid
  • unadventurous
  • passive
  • unambitious
  • unimaginative
  • apathetic
  • cold
  • cool
  • dispassionate
  • frigid
  • happy
  • indifferent
  • unconcerned
  • unenthusiastic
  • unexcited
  • lethargic
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How to use self-starting in a sentence

Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
“But the laws of Poloeland and those of Flatland are different,” said Amalatok, starting another objection.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
But,” said the prime minister of Flatland, starting a difficulty, “who is to be greatest chief?
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
These evidences of an impulse to look on correction as a quite proper thing are corroborated by stories of self-punishment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
As guileless, though as self-reliant, gentlewomen as sequestered England could produce.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
We have said it had been lightly laden at starting, which was the reason of the tremendous pace at which it travelled.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
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