Thesaurus / self-sufficient

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With a self-sufficient smile he consulted his own unintelligible entries, and made his own wild discoveries.
THE LEGACY OF CAINWILKIE COLLINS
Excellent musicians have been subjected to the vulgar abuse of self-sufficient ignoramuses.
“All according to law—all in strict form of justice,” said the self-sufficient Escribano, chuckling and rubbing his hands.
Yonder goes a fox, slowly trotting along below the crest, in his self-sufficient, nonchalant style.
UNEXPLORED SPAINABEL CHAPMAN
Thus without any essential mummery the comedy plays itself out, self-sufficient, correct, convincing.
However, that which needs a location is not (necessarily) self-sufficient.
A joke was sacred from implication; it was self-sufficient, vocal in line and curve, percussive.
GEORGE CRUIKSHANKW. H. CHESSON
If it were only unity, it would be self-sufficient, and would have no further need of receiving anything.
Russia, like the United States, is a self-sufficient country; more than a country, a world.
Is not Mr Delvile the most ostentatious, haughty, and self-sufficient of men?

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