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self-generating

[ self-jen-uh-rey-ting, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈdʒɛn əˌreɪ tɪŋ, ˈsɛlf- /
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adjective

producing from within itself.

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Nearby words

self-forgetting, self-fulfilling, self-fulfillment, self-fulfilment, self-generated, self-generating, self-generation, self-glorification, self-governed, self-governing, self-government
Also self-gen·er·a·tive [self-jen-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-tiv, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv, ˈsɛlf-/.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for self-generating

  • Some of these influences are intra-communal and self-generating, such as the reconstructive impulses already examined.

    Catastrophe and Social Change|Samuel Henry Prince
  • When man permits the establishment of self-generating evil he must submit to the effect.

    Caesar's Column|Ignatius Donnelly