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autodidactic

[ aw-toh-dahy-dak-tik ]
/ ˌɔ toʊ daɪˈdæk tɪk /
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adjective
relating to or being a person who learns or has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; self-taught: I am self-motivated, self-sufficient, and autodidactic—all products of a childhood on an Alaskan homestead.
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OTHER WORDS FROM autodidactic

au·to·di·dac·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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