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Self-service

ˌselfˈsɜː.vɪs

Meanings of Self-service:

adjective

(of a business or machine) operated without employees to help you, so that you take items for yourself and then pay someone for whatever you have taken

Usage examples:

A self-service gas station/cafeteria

Self-styled

ˌselfˈstaɪld

Meanings of Self-styled:

adjective

Given a name or title by yourself without any official reason for it

Usage examples:

Television news appears to be full of self-styled "experts" who are happy to give their views on su…

Meanings of Self-sufficiency:

noun

The fact of being able to provide everything you need for yourself, especially food, without buying from or being helped by others

Usage examples:

These programs are aimed at moving developing nations toward economic self-sufficiency.

Meanings of Self-sufficient:

adjective

Able to provide what is necessary without the help of others

Usage examples:

A self-sufficient economy/person, they showed their self-sufficiency by growing their own vegetables.

Meanings of Self-supporting:

adjective

Having enough money to take care of yourself

Usage examples:

Children eventually become self-supporting.

Self-sustaining

ˌself.səˈsteɪ.nɪŋ

Meanings of Self-sustaining:

adjective

Used to describe an activity that can continue without more investment

Usage examples:

The idea is to make the website a self-sustaining source of revenue.

Self-willed

ˌselfˈwɪld

Meanings of Self-willed:

adjective

Determined to base your actions on your own decisions without listening to advice from other people

Self-worth

ˌselfˈwɜːθ

Meanings of Self-worth:

noun

The value you give to your life and achievements

Usage examples:

Many people derive their self-worth from their work.

Meanings of Selfdom:

noun

That which constitutes one's own self or individuality; one's self; selfhood.

Selfed

sɛlf

Meanings of Selfed:

verb

Self-pollinate; self-fertilize.

Usage examples:

A variety that selfs itself loses lots of vigour in the progeny
noun

A person's essential being that distinguishes them from others, especially considered as the object of introspection or reflexive action.

Usage examples:

Our alienation from our true selves
adjective

(of a trimming or cover) of the same material and colour as the rest of the item.

Usage examples:

A button-through style with self belt

Meanings of Selfful:

adjective

Self-centred, selfish.

Selfheal

ˈself.hiːl

Meanings of Selfheal:

noun

A purple-flowered eurasian plant of the mint family, which was formerly widely used for healing wounds.

Usage examples:

The poorer the soil and the older the lawn, the better will be the flower display, but most park la…

Selfheals

ˈsɛlfhiːl

Meanings of Selfheals:

noun

A purple-flowered eurasian plant of the mint family, which was formerly widely used for healing wounds.

Usage examples:

The poorer the soil and the older the lawn, the better will be the flower display, but most park la…

Selfhood

ˈsɛlfhʊd

Meanings of Selfhood:

noun

The quality that constitutes one's individuality; the state of having an individual identity.

Usage examples:

The game, then, is the stage of the social process at which the individual attains selfhood.

Meanings of Selfhoods:

noun

The quality that constitutes one's individuality; the state of having an individual identity.

Usage examples:

The game, then, is the stage of the social process at which the individual attains selfhood.

Meanings of Selfhypnotization:

noun

The action, process, or technique of hypnotizing oneself; self-hypnosis.

Selfing

sɛlf

Meanings of Selfing:

noun

Fertilization by means of pollen from the same plant; self-pollination.

Usage examples:

The flowers never open and pollination is normally by selfing
verb

Self-pollinate; self-fertilize.

Usage examples:

A variety that selfs itself loses lots of vigour in the progeny

Selfish

ˈsel.fɪʃ

Meanings of Selfish:

adjective

(of a person, action, or motive) lacking consideration for other people; concerned chiefly with one's own personal profit or pleasure.

Usage examples:

I joined them for selfish reasons

Meanings of Selfishly:

adverb

With a lack of consideration for other people due to concern with one's own personal profit or pleasure.

Usage examples:

They continue to act selfishly at the expense of others

Meanings of Selfishness:

noun

The quality or state of being selfish; lack of consideration for other people.

Usage examples:

An act of pure selfishness

Selfism

ˈsɛlfɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Selfism:

noun

Concentration on one's own interests; self-centredness or self-absorption.

Selfless

ˈself.ləs

Meanings of Selfless:

adjective

Concerned more with the needs and wishes of others than with one's own; unselfish.

Usage examples:

An act of selfless devotion

Selflessly

ˈself.ləs.li

Meanings of Selflessly:

adverb

In a way that is concerned more with the needs and wishes of others than with one's own.

Usage examples:

A woman who worked selflessly to help her community

Meanings of Selflessness:

noun

Concern more with the needs and wishes of others than with one's own.

Usage examples:

A noble act of selflessness

Selfness

ˈsɛlfnəs

Meanings of Selfness:

noun

A person's essential individuality.

Usage examples:

When art draws on this information it resonates with our sense of essential selfness, and we experi…

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