Definition of Self-reliance

1. Noun. Personal independence.




Definition of Self-reliance

1. Noun. the capacity to rely on one's own capabilities, and to manage one's own affairs; independence not to be dependent. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-reliance

self-realisation
self-realization
self-redress
self-reference
self-referent
self-referential
self-referential meaning
self-reformation
self-regard
self-regarding
self-regenerating
self-registering thermometer
self-regulating
self-regulation
self-regulatory
self-reliance (current term)
self-reliant
self-renunciation
self-repelling
self-replicating
self-report inventory
self-report personality inventory
self-reproach
self-reproof
self-rescuer
self-rescuers
self-respect
self-respectful
self-respecting
self-restraint

Literary usage of Self-reliance

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1. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent, John Erskine, Stuart Pratt Sherman, Carl Van Doren (1918)
"The Transcendental ideas which chiefly occupied Hawthorne's thought in the long romances were the doctrines of self-reliance, of compensation, ..."

2. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent (1918)
"The Transcendental ideas which chiefly occupied Hawthorne's thought in the long romances were the doctrines of self-reliance, of compensation, ..."

3. The Chief American Prose Writers: Selected Prose by Norman Foerster (1916)
"The relation between the doctrine of self-reliance and the doctrine of the Over-Soul is clearly indicated by Emerson in an address delivered before the ..."

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