[self-foo l-fil-muh nt, self-]
- the act or fact of fulfilling one's ambitions, desires, etc., through one's own efforts.
Also especially British, self-ful·fil·ment.
Origin of self-fulfillment
First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for self-fulfillment
It is without the spiritual means of self-expression and self-fulfillment.The Ghost in the White House
Gerald Stanley Lee
She's romance, self-fulfillment and, as you've said, the last dream of my youth.The Kingdom Round the Corner
He does not labour for his own self-fulfillment and nothing more.With God in the World
Charles H. Brent
Self-fulfillment, the instinct to nurture and to ensure continuity are all at work in such cases.
Education that processes humans for jobs promises access to abundance, but not to self-fulfillment.