Self`-suf*fi"cient (?), a.


Sufficient for one's self without external aid or cooperation.

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.


Having an overweening confidence in one's own abilities or worth; hence, haughty; overbearing.

"A rash and self-sufficient manner."

I. Watts.


© Webster 1913.

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