self-reliant

[ self-ri-lahy-uhnt, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf rɪˈlaɪ ənt, ˌsɛlf- /

adjective

relying on oneself or on one's own powers, resources, etc.

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Origin of self-reliant

First recorded in 1840–50

OTHER WORDS FROM self-reliant

self-re·li·ant·ly, adverb
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