[ self-jen-uh-rey-ting, self- ]

  1. producing from within itself.

  • Also self-gen·er·a·tive [self-jen-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-tiv, self-]. /ˌsɛlfˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv, ˈsɛlf-/.

Words Nearby self-generating Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use self-generating in a sentence

  • In this light we see it to be the eternally self-generating power which, to express itself, flows into form.

    The Hidden Power | Thomas Troward
  • When man permits the establishment of self-generating evil he must submit to the effect.

    Caesar's Column | Ignatius Donnelly
  • Some of these influences are intra-communal and self-generating, such as the reconstructive impulses already examined.

    Catastrophe and Social Change | Samuel Henry Prince