Origin of directed
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Examples from the Web for self-directed
His work, moreover, is not self-directed, for it has no inward spring.
Doubtless some men have not brains enough in a week to supply them for one hour a day of self-directed work.Crowds
Gerald Stanley Lee
The young gentleman was in, and without delay appeared to the beautiful lady's self-directed and appointed ambassadress.Some Everyday Folk and Dawn
These occasions mark the evolution of Southern thought and industry, and the result of the self-directed energy of the negro.
His attempt to laugh, indeed, sounded a little hollow, but that is the habit of self-directed merriment.Miss Mapp
Edward Frederic Benson
- (of study, learning, etc) regulated or conducted by oneself
- maths (of a number, line, or angle) having either a positive or negative sign to distinguish measurement in one direction or orientation from that in the opposite direction or orientation
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