self-sustained[ self-suh-stey-ning, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-sustained
Synonyms for self-sustained
- doing one's own thing
- on one's own
- out for number one
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-SUSTAINED
There were tears in her eyes at the end, but she was calm and self-sustained enough.
Few women are so self-reliant, self-sustained, self-centered.
She dies, as she lived, self-sustained and equal to all emergencies.
We know that our own existence is not self-originated or self-sustained.
The science of the present day is self-developed and self-sustained.
The One breathed calmly, self-sustained; naught else beyond it lay.
Each was arrogant and self-sustained, and each thoroughly and admiringly in love with the other.
Calamity had made me desperate; yet I was outwardly calm and self-sustained.
Art is therefore not only self-sustained, but lofty and unselfish.
The farmer, too, is not independent and self-sustained, but is at the mercy of many masters.