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self-realization

[self-ree-uh-luh-zey-shuh n, self-]
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noun
  1. the fulfillment of one's potential.

Origin of self-realization

First recorded in 1870–75
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self-realization

noun
  1. the realization or fulfilment of one's own potential or abilities
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Word Origin and History for self-realization

n.

also self realization, 1839, from self- + realization.

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