His shyness throws him back upon himself, and renders him self-reliant and self-dependent.
She has books and her drawing, and she is so self-dependent; but Alice, whose cry was, 'Where 's Tony?'
We have been self-dependent from childhood; taught to be so.
The seeing man goes about his business confident and self-dependent.
But sometimes chance or circumstance or wrong, sealing up her woman's nature, converts her into a self-dependent human soul.
They do not appeal to the spaniel element in his nature; they make him free, erect, noble, and self-dependent.
That it is extremely desirable that in the matter of war supplies she should be self-dependent has been freely admitted.
She was so innocently plain-spoken and self-dependent sometimes, and such a strange little dreamer of dreams at other times.
It was a well-ordered, strong, self-dependent colony that he handed down to the long line of his successors.
These same lads early learned to be self-dependent, and to fight their own battles.
dependent de·pend·ent (dĭ-pěn'dənt)
Contingent on or subordinate to another.
Relying on or requiring the aid of another for support.