imposed on one by oneself: a self-imposed task.
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How to use self-imposed in a sentence
Padre Goyo got back to Mexico in May from a three-month hiatus that he called a self-imposed exile in Europe.
Near the end of his self-imposed quest to get to the bottom of the big Warum?
I quote Immanuel Kant in my preface, defining enlightenment as mankind coming out of its self-imposed immaturity.
Get help, advocate for yourself, dial down your self-imposed parenting standards.Ad's Message to Moms: If You Don’t Think Parenting Sucks, You’re Doing it Wrong | Andy Hinds | April 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Courage in the face of senseless, self-imposed danger is the coin the realm.Can NASCAR Driver Trevor Bayne Race Safely With Multiple Sclerosis? | Kent Sepkowitz | November 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was out of the question that he should return to the Residency before he began his self-imposed mission.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
Still girls are told they ought to wait patiently, and not to be eager for self-imposed duties.The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
A dozen times he approached the door in an angry revulsion against his self-imposed test, and a dozen times passed on.The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson
When he came back at last to the house, Myra was there, busy at her self-imposed tasks in those neglected rooms.The Hidden Places | Bertrand W. Sinclair
The patient then withdraws into himself, and in his self-imposed isolation, he conjures up imaginary companionship.Dearest | Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for self-imposed
(of a task, role, or circumstance) having been imposed on oneself by oneself
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