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Origin of self-contained
OTHER WORDS FROM self-containedself-con·tain·ed·ly [self-kuhn-tey-nid-lee, self-], /ˈsɛlf kənˈteɪ nɪd li, ˌsɛlf-/, adverbself-con·tain·ed·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for self-contained
They can do this because they believe they operate in self-contained worlds unto themselves.Was It Irresponsible of Israel to Apologize to Turkey?|Brent E. Sasley|May 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The three episodes will be a self-contained arc ending at Prom Night and will serve as a prologue for the rest of the series.Introducing ‘School of Thrones’: ‘Game of Thrones’ Parody Web Series|Molly Taylor|March 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At its peak The Farm had 1,500 members; it was a self-contained world with its own school, farm, midwives and social tenets.
The acting exists in a self-contained bubble of Phoenix yelling at Hoffman and Hoffman yelling at Phoenix, and more yelling.A Debate About Paul Thomas Anderson’s Movie ‘The Master’|Ramin Setoodeh, Marlow Stern|September 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Each of Baker's paragraphs also seem to exist in a self-contained platform.Nicholson Baker, Katie Kitamura, and This Week’s Hot Reads: July 30, 2012|Jimmy So|July 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He is a thorough Englishman, self-relying and self-contained; a well-bred gentleman without a jot of effeminacy.Successful Exploration Through the Interior of Australia|William John Wills
Into his self-contained life the affairs of the world could effect no entry.Chapters on Jewish Literature|Israel Abrahams
Later on I had religious ideas which helped me considerably in my ideals of a decent, orderly, self-contained life.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
Yes, whatever else is unholy, there is a Holy One—spotless and undefiled, serene and self-contained.Daily Thoughts|Charles Kingsley
The nurse was very kind to him, and her heart went out to the quiet, self-contained man.His Majesty Baby and Some Common People|Ian MacLaren