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Definition of "self-realization" [self-realization]

  • The development or fulfillment of one's potential. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "self-realization" in a sentence
  • "This process, which he termed self-realization, is not the one-dimensional, narcissistic fulfilment of ego trips."
  • "It is an order promoting life rather than death, peace rather than terror, self-realization rather than frustration, community rather than alienation and personal opportunity rather than powerlessness."
  • "Kwall for Zimmerman: What does she think of the idea of the plaintiff having speech interests, or autonomy/self-realization interests, in her own persona?"