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autobiographical

or autobiographic

[aw-tuh-bahy-uh-graf-i-kuh l or aw-tuh-bahy-uh-graf-ik; aw-toh-] /ˌɔ təˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪ kəl or ˌɔ təˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪk; ˌɔ toʊ-/
adjective
1.
marked by or dealing with one's own experiences or life history; of or in the manner of an autobiography:
autobiographical material; an autobiographical novel.
Origin of autobiographical
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; auto-1 + biographical
Related forms
autobiographically, adverb
nonautobiographical, adjective
nonautobiographically, adverb
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Examples from the Web for autobiographical
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  • Some of these autobiographical fragments affected me deeply.

  • But this chapter is only autobiographical, and we will pass over the history.

    The Gypsies Charles G. Leland
  • Their title is autobiographical, and, for that reason, they are slightly egotistical.

    Moon Lore Timothy Harley
  • Lloyd had attempted an autobiographical satire in The Curate.

    The Methodist

    Evan Lloyd
  • See also the autobiographical sketch in the Annals of Agriculture, xv.

British Dictionary definitions for autobiographical

autobiographical

/ˌɔːtəˌbaɪəˈɡræfɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of or concerned with one's own life
2.
of or relating to an autobiography
Derived Forms
autobiographically, adverb
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