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synonyms for self-support

  • autonomy
  • independence
  • self-reliance
  • self-sustenance
See also synonyms for: self-supports
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antonyms for self-support

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  • dependence
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How to use self-support 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
His enemies persistently insinuated that he was really returning to Spain to support the clericals actively.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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
Several able speakers had made long addresses in support of the bill when one Mr. Morrisett, from Monroe, took the floor.
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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
Martini was on his mission to Vienna; but another valet was put into the chariot to support the Duke.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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
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WORDS RELATED TO SELF-SUPPORT

  • autonomy
  • independence
  • self-reliance
  • self-support
  • self-sustenance
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