self-sufficient


self-sufficient

adjective

  1. able to supply one’s own or its own needs without external assistance: The nation grows enough grain to be self-sufficient.
  2. having extreme confidence in one’s own resources, powers, etc.: He was self-sufficient, and always reminded you of it.

adjective

  1. able to provide for or support oneself without the help of others

adj.“able to supply one’s own needs,” 1580s, from self- + sufficient. Related: Self-sufficiently.

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