self-containment

[ self-kuhn-teyn-muhnt, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf kənˈteɪn mənt, ˌsɛlf- /

noun

the state of being self-contained.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!

Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?

Origin of self-containment

First recorded in 1840–50
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for self-containment