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self-perfection

n.

"perfection of one's character or life," 1810, from self- + perfection.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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Historical Examples

  • Secondly, the conception of the gods contains in it felicity, blessedness, and self-perfection.

    Essays and Miscellanies

    Plutarch

  • He cares nothing for freedom and the self-perfection of the individual.