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Definition of "self-dependence" []

  • Reliance on one's self, with a feeling of independence of others. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "self-dependence" in a sentence
  • "The isolation of every human being and the necessity of self-dependence must give each individual the right, to provide for her or his own surroundings."
  • "The complexity of Christian wealth—and its accompanying dangers—is born and grows in the heart: given your relationship to God, does wealth free you to greater charity or enslave you to self-dependence?"
  • "So I do agree with the fact that we need to create a greater level of self-dependence."