[ self-uh-juhst-muhnt, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf əˈdʒʌst mənt, ˌsɛlf- /
adjustment of oneself or itself, as to the environment.
the process of resolving one's problems or reactions to stress without outside intervention.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of self-adjustment
First recorded in 1915–20
Words nearby self-adjustment
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