[ self-ri-lahy-uhnt, self- ]
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  1. relying on oneself or on one's own powers, resources, etc.

Origin of self-reliant

First recorded in 1840–50

Other words for self-reliant

Other words from self-reliant

  • self-re·li·ant·ly, adverb

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