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synonyms for self-sufficient

  • competent
  • confident
  • efficient
  • self-supporting
  • self-sustaining
  • arrogant
  • closed
  • conceited
  • doing one's own thing
  • egotistic
  • haughty
  • independent
  • individual
  • on one's own
  • out for number one
  • self-confident
  • self-dependent
  • self-sufficing
  • self-supported
  • self-sustained
  • smug
  • unit
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antonyms for self-sufficient

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  • incompetent
  • inefficient
  • unable
  • incapable
  • needy
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How to use self-sufficient 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 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
The Texians laughed at the fanfarronades of the dons, and did not attach sufficient importance to these formidable preparations.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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
What he has done in any one species or distinct kind of writing would have been sufficient to have acquired him a great name.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The engineer officer charged with preparing the line of retreat reported that the one bridge across the Elster was not sufficient.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
As guileless, though as self-reliant, gentlewomen as sequestered England could produce.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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WORDS RELATED TO SELF-SUFFICIENT

  • restricted
  • self-centered
  • self-contained
  • self-sufficient
  • self-sufficing
  • self-supported
  • self-supporting
  • self-sustained
  • self-sustaining
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