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self-generating

[self-jen-uh-rey-ting, self-]
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adjective
  1. producing from within itself.
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Also self-gen·er·a·tive [self-jen-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-tiv, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv, ˈsɛlf-/.
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Historical Examples

  • 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