selfdirections

[ dih-rek-shuh n, dahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF selfdirections
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WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, "orderly arrangement;" c.1500 as "action of directing," from Latin directionem (nominative directio), noun of action from past participle stem of dirigere (see direct (v.)). Meaning "course pursued by a moving object" is from 1660s. Related: Directional.

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