Adjective "Self-Reliant" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌsɛlfrɪˈlʌɪənt/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Reliant on one's own powers and resources rather than those of others.
  1. 'He appears self-reliant and confident with some maturity.'
  2. 'The natural hazards are too numerous and the climate too determinedly extreme to tolerate inhabitation by anybody but the most intrepid and self-reliant.'
  3. 'New Zealanders tend to be resourceful, self-reliant people.'

Definitions

adjective

1. relying on oneself or on one's own powers, resources, etc.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be self-reliant."

"places can be self-reliant."

"nationals can be self-reliant."

"funds can be self-reliant."

"workers can be self-reliant."

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Origin

(self-reliant)