Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Self-commune noun Self- communion. [ R.]

Self-communicative adjective Imparting or communicating by its own powers.

Self-communion noun Communion with one's self; thoughts about one's self.

Self-complacency noun The quality of being self-complacent. J. Foster.

Self-complacent adjective Satisfied with one's own character, capacity, and doings; self- satisfied.

Self-conceit noun Conceit of one's self; an overweening opinion of one's powers or endowments.

Syn. -- See Egotism .

Self-conceited adjective Having an overweening opinion of one's own powers, attainments; vain; conceited. -- Self`-con*ceit"ed*ness , noun

Self-concern noun Concern for one's self.

Self-condemnation noun Condemnation of one's self by one's own judgment.

Self-confidence noun The quality or state of being self-confident; self-reliance.

A feeling of self-confidence which supported and sustained him.

Self-confident adjective Confident of one's own strength or powers; relying on one's judgment or ability; self-reliant. -- Self`-con"fi*dent*ly , adverb

Self-conjugate adjective (Geom.) Having the two things that are conjugate parts of the same figure; as, self-conjugate triangles.

Self-conscious adjective
1. Conscious of one's acts or state as belonging to, or originating in, one's self. "My self-conscious worth." Dryden.

2. Conscious of one's self as an object of the observation of others; as, the speaker was too self- conscious .

Self-consciousness noun The quality or state of being self-conscious.

Self-considering adjective Considering in one's own mind; deliberating. Pope.

Self-consistency noun The quality or state of being self-consistent.

Self-consistent adjective Consistent with one's self or with itself; not deviation from the ordinary standard by which the conduct is guided; logically consistent throughout; having each part consistent with the rest.

Self-consuming adjective Consuming one's self or itself.

Self-contained adjective
1. Having self-control; reserved; uncommunicative; wholly engrossed in one's self.

2. (Machinery) Having all the essential working parts connected by a bedplate or framework, or contained in a case, etc., so that mutual relations of the parts do not depend upon fastening outside of the machine itself.

Self-contained steam engine . (a) A steam engine having both bearings for the crank shaft attached to the frame of the engine . (b) A steam engine and boiler combined and fastened together; a portable steam engine.

Self-contradiction noun The act of contradicting one's self or itself; repugnancy in conceptions or in terms; a proposition consisting of two members, one of which contradicts the other; as, to be and not to be at the same time is a self-contradiction .

Self-contradictory adjective Contradicting one's self or itself.

Self-control noun Control of one's self; restraint exercised over one's self; self- command.

Self-convicted adjective Convicted by one's own consciousness, knowledge, avowal, or acts.

Self-conviction noun The act of convicting one's self, or the state of being self- convicted.

Self-created adjective Created by one's self; not formed or constituted by another.

Self-culture noun Culture, training, or education of one's self by one's own efforts.

Self-deceit noun The act of deceiving one's self, or the state of being self-deceived; self- deception.

Self-deceived adjective Deceived or misled respecting one's self by one's own mistake or error.

Self-deception noun Self- deceit.

Self-defence noun See Self-defense .

Self-defense noun The act of defending one's own person, property, or reputation.

In self-defense (Law) , in protection of self, -- it being permitted in law to a party on whom a grave wrong is attempted to resist the wrong, even at the peril of the life of the assailiant. Wharton.

Self-defensive adjective Defending, or tending to defend, one's own person, property, or reputation.

Self-degradation noun The act of degrading one's self, or the state of being so degraded.

Self-delation noun Accusation of one's self. [ R.] Milman.

Self-delusion noun The act of deluding one's self, or the state of being thus deluded.

Self-denial noun The denial of one's self; forbearing to gratify one's own desires; self- sacrifice.

Self-denying adjective Refusing to gratify one's self; self-sacrificing. -- Self`- de*ny"ing*ly , adverb

Self-dependent adjective Dependent on one's self; self-depending; self-reliant.

Self-depending adjective Depending on one's self.

Self-depraved adjective Corrupted or depraved by one's self. Milton.

Self-destroyer noun One who destroys himself; a suicide.

Self-destruction noun The destruction of one's self; self-murder; suicide. Milton.

Self-destructive adjective Destroying, or tending to destroy, one's self or itself; rucidal.

Self-determination noun Determination by one's self; or, determination of one's acts or states without the necessitating force of motives; -- applied to the voluntary or activity.

Self-determining adjective Capable of self-determination; as, the self-determining power of will.

Self-devised adjective Devised by one's self.

Self-devoted adjective Devoted in person, or by one's own will. Hawthorne.

Self-devotement noun Self- devotion. [ R.]

Self-devotion noun The act of devoting one's self, or the state of being self-devoted; willingness to sacrifice one's own advantage or happiness for the sake of others; self-sacrifice.

Self-devouring adjective Devouring one's self or itself. Danham.