self-fulfillment

[ self-foo l-fil-muh nt, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf fʊlˈfɪl mənt, ˌsɛlf- /
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noun

the act or fact of fulfilling one's ambitions, desires, etc., through one's own efforts.

Nearby words

  1. self-financing,
  2. self-flattery,
  3. self-forgetful,
  4. self-forgetting,
  5. self-fulfilling,
  6. self-fulfilment,
  7. self-generated,
  8. self-generating,
  9. self-generation,
  10. self-glorification

Also especially British, self-ful·fil·ment.

Origin of self-fulfillment

First recorded in 1860–65

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British Dictionary definitions for self-fulfilment

self-fulfilment

noun

the fulfilment of one's hopes, dreams, goals, etc
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