autobiographical


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au·to·bi·og·ra·phy

 (ô′tō-bī-ŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. au·to·bi·og·ra·phies
The biography of a person written by that person.

au′to·bi·og′ra·pher n.
au′to·bi′o·graph′ic (-bī′ə-grăf′ĭk), au′to·bi′o·graph′i·cal adj.
au′to·bi′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

autobiographical

(ˌɔːtəˌbaɪəˈɡræfɪkəl) or

autobiographic

adj
1. of or concerned with one's own life
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) of or relating to an autobiography
ˌautoˌbioˈgraphically adv

au•to•bi•o•graph•i•cal

(ˌɔ təˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪ kəl, ˌɔ toʊ-)

also au`to•bi`o•graph′ic,



adj.
based on or dealing with one's own life history; pertaining to or of the nature of an autobiography.
[1820–30]
au`to•bi`o•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.autobiographical - of or relating to or characteristic of an autobiographer; "he seldom suppressed his autobiographical tendencies"
2.autobiographical - relating to or in the style of an autobiography; "they compiled an autobiographical history of the movement"
Translations
autobiografski
avtobiografski

autobiographical

[ˈɔːtəʊˌbaɪəʊˈgræfɪkəl] ADJautobiográfico

autobiographical

[ˌɔːtəʊbaɪəˈgræfɪkəl] adj [novel] → autobiographique

autobiographical

References in classic literature ?
Departing this life as Admiral of the Fleet on the eve of the Crimean War, Sir Thomas Byam Martin has recorded for us amongst his all too short autobiographical notes these few characteristic words uttered by one young man of the many who must have felt that particular inconvenience of a heroic age.
His other autobiographical works are MY BONDAGE AND MY FREEDOM and LIFE AND TIMES OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, published in 1855 and 1881 respectively.
De Quincey was hardly less autobiographical when he wrote of Kant, or the Flight of the Crim-Tartars, than when he wrote of his own boyhood or the miseries of the opium habit.
I am equally good at the autobiographical style," he said.
Part Two; Autobiographical Style," he announced, with a wave of his hand.
But while the libelous title of "A ROGUE'S LIFE" stares me in the face at the top of the page, how can I, as a rich and reputable man, be expected to communicate any further autobiographical particulars, in this place, to a discerning public of readers?
It is a little remarkable, that -- though disinclined to talk overmuch of myself and my affairs at the fireside, and to my personal friends -- an autobiographical impulse should twice in my life have taken possession of me, in addressing the public.
And here, dropping his eyes to his plate, he became autobiographical.
Some of the other poems, especially the autobiographical 'Epistle to Dr.
In regard to his first conception of this idea, his autobiographical sketch, "Ecce Homo", written in the autumn of 1888, contains the following passage:--
As a means of giving Magdalen time to compose herself, this outburst of autobiographical information attained its object, but it answered no other purpose.
de Bellegarde, however, did not confine his conversation to the autobiographical channel; he questioned our hero largely as to the events of his own life, and Newman told him some better stories than any that Bellegarde carried in his budget.