autotelic


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autotelic

(ˌɔːtəʊˈtɛlɪk)
adj
having a purpose in and justifying itself

au•to•tel•ic

(ˌɔ təˈtɛl ɪk)

adj.
(of an entity or event) having within itself the purpose of its existence or happening. Compare heterotelic.
[1900–05]
au`to•tel′ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.autotelic - of or relating to or believing in autotelismautotelic - of or relating to or believing in autotelism
Translations
autotélique
autotelico
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