Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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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.

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.

Selfsame adjective [ Self , 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.

Sell noun [ French selle , Latin sella , akin to sedere to sit. See Sit .]
1. A saddle for a horse. [ Obsolete]

He left his lofty steed with golden self .

2. A throne or lofty seat. [ Obsolete] Fairfax.

Sell transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Sold ; present participle & verbal noun Selling .] [ Middle English sellen , sillen , Anglo-Saxon sellan , syllan , 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.

» Sell is corellative to buy , as one party buys what the other sells . It is distinguished usually from exchange or barter , 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.

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 (anything) out , 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.

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.

Seltzer water See Selters water .

Seltzo-gene noun [ Seltzer water + the root of Greek ......... to be born.] A gazogene.

Selvage, Selvedge noun [ Self + edge , 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.