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[self-jen-uh-rey-tid, self-]
  1. made without the aid of an external agent; produced spontaneously.
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Examples from the Web for self-generated

Historical Examples of self-generated

  • The dervish then lit the twelve lamps at this self-generated flame.

    Nightmare Tales

    H. P. Blavatsky

  • But this imagination is not a self-generated, self-enclosed, psychical existence.

  • He could only love her out of a desire that was not self-generated.

    The "Genius"

    Theodore Dreiser

  • It seemed as though his whole body were about to burst into self-generated flame.

  • Self-generated motion is the outward and visible sign of vitality—its wanton exercise the symbol and expression of enjoyment.