Webster's Dictionary, 1913
Self-restrained adjective Restrained by one's self or itself; restrained by one's own power or will.
Self-restraint noun Restraint over one's self; self-control; self-command.
Self-reverence noun A reverent respect for one's self. Tennyson.
Self-righteous adjective Righteous in one's own esteem; pharisaic.
Self-righteousness noun The quality or state of being self-righteous; pharisaism.
Self-sacrifice noun The act of sacrificing one's self, or one's interest, for others; self- devotion.
Self-sacrificing adjective Yielding up one's own interest, feelings, etc; sacrificing one's self.
Self-satisfaction noun The quality or state of being self-satisfied.
Self-satisfied adjective Satisfied with one's self or one's actions; self-complacent.
Self-satisfying adjective Giving satisfaction to one's self.
Self-seeker noun One who seeks only his own interest, advantage, or pleasure.
Self-seeking adjective Seeking one's own interest or happiness; selfish. Arbuthnot.
Self-seeking noun The act or habit of seeking one's own interest or happiness; selfishness.
Self-slaughter noun Suicide. Shak.
Self-starter noun A mechanism (usually one operated by electricity, compressed air, a spring, or an explosive gas), attached to an internal-combustion engine, as on an automobile, and used as a means of starting the engine without cranking it by hand.
Self-sufficiency noun The quality or state of being self-sufficient.
Self-sufficient adjective 1. Sufficient for one's self without external aid or coöperation.
Neglect of friends can never be proved rational till we prove the person using it omnipotent and self-sufficient , and such as can never need any mortal assistance. South. 2. Having an overweening confidence in one's own abilities or worth; hence, haughty; overbearing.
"A rash and self-sufficient
manner." I. Watts.
Self-sufficing adjective Sufficing for one's self or for itself, without needing external aid; self- sufficient. -- Self`-suf*fi"cing*ness , noun J. C. Shairp.
Self-suspended adjective Suspended by one's self or by itself; balanced. Southey.
Self-suspicious adjective Suspicious or distrustful of one's self. Baxter.
Self-taught adjective Taught by one's own efforts.
Self-tormentor noun One who torments himself.
Self-torture noun The act of inflicting pain on one's self; pain inflicted on one's self.
Self-trust noun Faith in one's self; self-reliance.
Self-uned adjective [ English self + Latin unus one.] One with itself; separate from others. [ Obsolete] Sylvester.
Self-view noun A view of one's self; specifically, carefulness or regard for one's own interests.
Self-will noun [ Anglo-Saxon selfwill .] One's own will, esp. when opposed to that of others; obstinacy.
Self-willed adjective Governed by one's own will; not yielding to the wishes of others; obstinate.
Self-willedness noun Obstinacy. Sir W. Scott.
Self-worship noun The idolizing of one's self; immoderate self-conceit.
Self-wrong noun Wrong done by a person himself. Shak.
, adjective + same
.] Precisely the same; the very same; identical.
His servant was healed in the selfsame hour. Matt. viii. 13.
Selion noun [ Old French seillon a measure of land, French sillon a ridge, furrow, Late Latin selio a measure of land.] A short piece of land in arable ridges and furrows, of uncertain quantity; also, a ridge of land lying between two furrows. [ Obsolete or Prov. Eng.]
Seljukian adjective Of or pertaining to Seljuk , a Tartar chief who embraced Mohammedanism, and began the subjection of Western Asia to that faith and rule; of or pertaining to the dynasty founded by him, or the empire maintained by his descendants from the 10th to the 13th century. J. H. Newman.
Seljukian noun A member of the family of Seljuk ; an adherent of that family, or subject of its government; ( plural ) the dynasty of Turkish sultans sprung from Seljuk.
Sell (sĕl) noun Self. [ Obsolete or Scot.] B. Jonson.
Sell noun A sill. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.
Sell noun A cell; a house. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.
[ French selle
, Latin sella
, akin to sedere
to sit. See Sit
.] 1. A saddle for a horse.
He left his lofty steed with golden self . Spenser. 2. A throne or lofty seat.
[ Obsolete] Fairfax.
Sell transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Sold
; present participle & verbal noun Selling
.] [ Middle English sellen
, Anglo-Saxon sellan
, to give, to deliver; akin to Old Saxon sellian
, OFries. sella
, Old High German sellen
, Icelandic selja
to hand over, to sell, Swedish sälja
to sell, Danish s...lge
, Goth. saljan
to offer a sacrifice; all from a noun akin to English sale
. Confer Sale
.] 1. To transfer to another for an equivalent; to give up for a valuable consideration; to dispose of in return for something, especially for money.
If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor. Matt. xix. 21.
I am changed; I'll go sell all my land. Shak.
is corellative to buy
, as one party buys
what the other sells
. It is distinguished usually from exchange
, in which one commodity is given for another; whereas in selling
the consideration is usually money, or its representative in current notes. 2. To make a matter of bargain and sale of; to accept a price or reward for, as for a breach of duty, trust, or the like; to betray.
You would have sold your king to slaughter. Shak. 3. To impose upon; to trick; to deceive; to make a fool of; to cheat.
[ Slang] Dickens. To sell one's life dearly
, to cause much loss to those who take one's life, as by killing a number of one's assailants.
-- To sell
, to dispose of it wholly or entirely; as, he had sold out his corn, or his interest in a business.
Sell intransitive verb 1. To practice selling commodities.
I will buy with you, sell with you; . . . but I will not eat with you. Shak. 2. To be sold; as, corn sells at a good price. To sell out
, to sell one's whole stockk in trade or one's entire interest in a property or a business.
Sell noun An imposition; a cheat; a hoax. [ Colloq.]
Sellanders, Sellenders noun plural (Far.) See Sallenders .
Seller noun One who sells. Chaucer.
Selters water A mineral water from Sellers , in the district of Nassan, Germany, containing much free carbonic acid.
Seltzo-gene noun [ Seltzer water + the root of Greek ......... to be born.] A gazogene.
Selvage, Selvedge noun
, i. e., its own proper edge; confer OD. selfegge
.] 1. The edge of cloth which is woven in such a manner as to prevent raveling. 2. The edge plate of a lock, through which the bolt passes. Knight. 3. (Mining.) A layer of clay or decomposed rock along the wall of a vein. See Gouge , noun , 4. Raymond.
Selvaged, Selvedged adjective Having a selvage.
Selvagee noun (Nautical) A skein or hank of rope yarns wound round with yarns or marline, -- used for stoppers, straps, etc.