self-sufficient[ self-suh-fish-uh nt, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-sufficient
Synonyms for self-sufficient
- doing one's own thing
- on one's own
- out for number one
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-SUFFICIENT
Even his ways of sitting and standing provoke me, they are so self-sufficient.
He was a corpulent, florid man, purse-proud, and self-sufficient.
They were so free, so untrammelled and self-sufficient; yes, and so barbarous, too.
A structure as huge and complex as this had to be self-sufficient.
He looked pretty much like a self-sufficient, self-contained adult.
He was so smug, so self-sufficient—she wanted to stick a pin into him.
I am one of the few people in the world who are self-sufficient.
We imagine that negation, like affirmation, is self-sufficient.
The organism must either depend on his environment, or be self-sufficient.
Through the self-sufficient Jewish theologian the command is addressed to us.