Origin of self-reliant
Related formsself-re·li·ant·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for self-reliant
And she credits her mother for helping to establish who that woman was early on: independent, free, self-reliant.Diane von Furstenberg: How I Learned to Love My Wrap Dress|Lizzie Crocker|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The workers are treated respectfully and are able to earn a self-reliant living.
The right loves to bash New York's Citi Bike system, but bike share embodies the privatized, self-reliant ideals they espouse.
To what degree are we as Americans truly self-made and self-reliant?Is Henry James’s ‘The Portrait of a Lady’ the Great American Novel?|Michael Gorra|August 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hubert this time accompanied them, as Mr. Hardy wished the boys to become as self-reliant as possible.Out on the Pampas|G. A. Henty
Terry was a native of Kentucky, about 40 years old, of great force of character, firm and self-reliant.Terry's Texas Rangers|Leonidas B. Giles
And now that Henrietta was in trouble, the little Illinois Periwinkle had gone off in her self-reliant fashion to see about it.Duffels|Edward Eggleston
But, like many Indian civilians, he was too self-reliant, and fell upon evil times when Indian experiences could not help him.India Under British Rule|James Talboys Wheeler
The tall, strong, self-reliant man looked at her frail beauty.Mrs. Maxon Protests|Anthony Hope