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self-re·li·ance

(sĕlf′rĭ-lī′əns)
n.
Reliance on one's own capabilities, judgment, or resources; independence.

self′-re·li′ant adj.
self′-re·li′ant·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-reliant - (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment
independent - free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"

self-reliant

adjective independent, capable, self-sufficient, self-contained, self-sustaining, self-supporting, able to stand on your own two feet (informal) She is intelligent and self-reliant.
dependent, helpless, reliant, relying on others

self-reliant

adjective
Free from the influence, guidance, or control of others:
Translations

self-reliant

[ˌselfrɪˈlaɪənt] ADJindependiente, autosuficiente

self-reliant

[ˌsɛlfrɪˈlaɪənt] adjindipendente
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We have previous generations who showed us the roadmap of how to live self-reliantly, and she called to tell me not all was lost.
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Finally, in Sermon CXLIII, delivered on 5 February 1832, Emerson offers important insights about the role of one's surroundings in the process of cultivating one's character self-reliantly.