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self-interest
noun Date: 1649 1. a concern for one's own advantage and well-being 2. one's own interest or advantage • self-interested adjective • self-interestedly adverb • ...
self-interested
adjective see self-interest
self-interestedly
adverb see self-interest
self-interestedness
noun see self-interest
self-involved
adjective Date: 1823 self-absorbed
self-involvement
noun Date: 1971 self-absorption
self-justification
noun Date: circa 1775 the act or an instance of making excuses for oneself
self-justifying
adjective Date: 1740 seeking to justify oneself
self-knowing
adjective Date: 1601 having self-knowledge
self-knowledge
noun Date: 1564 knowledge or understanding of one's own capabilities, character, feelings, or motivations
self-limited
adjective Date: 1845 limited by one's or its own nature; specifically running a definite and limited course
self-limiting
adjective Date: 1863 limiting oneself or itself; especially of a disease self-limited
self-liquidating
adjective Date: 1915 1. of or relating to a commercial transaction in which goods are converted into cash in a short time 2. generating funds from its own operations to ...
self-loader
noun Date: circa 1936 a semiautomatic firearm
self-loading
adjective Date: 1899 of a firearm semiautomatic
self-love
noun Date: 1563 love of self: a. conceit b. regard for one's own happiness or advantage • self-loving adjective
self-loving
adjective see self-love
self-made
adjective Date: 1615 made such by one's own actions; especially having achieved success or prominence by one's own efforts
self-mailer
noun Date: circa 1942 a folder that can be sent by mail without enclosure in an envelope by use of a gummed sticker or a precanceled stamp to hold the leaves together
self-mailing
adjective Date: circa 1948 capable of being mailed without being enclosed in an envelope
self-moved
adjective Date: circa 1670 moved by inherent power
self-murder
noun Date: 1583 self-destruction, suicide
self-observation
noun Date: 1827 1. introspection 2. observation of one's own appearance
self-opinion
noun Date: circa 1580 high or exaggerated opinion of oneself ; self-conceit
self-opinionated
adjective Date: 1656 1. conceited 2. stubbornly holding to one's own opinion ; opinionated • self-opinionatedness noun
self-opinionatedness
noun see self-opinionated
self-organization
noun Date: 1898 1. organization of oneself or itself 2. the act or process of forming or joining an organization (as a labor union)
self-paced
adjective Date: 1962 designed to permit learning at the student's own pace
self-partiality
noun Date: 1628 1. an excessive estimate of oneself as compared with others 2. a prejudice in favor of one's own claims or interests
self-perception
noun Date: 1678 perception of oneself; especially self-concept
self-pity
noun Date: 1621 pity for oneself; especially a self-indulgent dwelling on one's own sorrows or misfortunes • self-pitying adjective • self-pityingly adverb
self-pitying
adjective see self-pity
self-pityingly
adverb see self-pity
self-pleased
adjective Date: 1748 self-satisfied
self-poise
noun Date: 1854 the quality or state of being self-poised
self-poised
adjective Date: 1621 having poise through self-command
self-pollinate
Date: 1890 transitive verb self 2 intransitive verb to undergo self-pollination
self-pollination
noun Date: 1872 the transfer of pollen from the anther of a flower to the stigma of the same flower or sometimes to that of a genetically identical flower (as of the same ...
self-portrait
noun Date: 1831 a portrait of oneself done by oneself
self-possessed
adjective Date: 1795 having or showing self-possession ; composed in mind or manner ; calm • self-possessedly adverb
self-possessedly
adverb see self-possessed
self-possession
noun Date: 1745 control of one's emotions or reactions especially when under stress ; presence of mind, composure Synonyms: see confidence
self-preservation
noun Date: circa 1614 1. preservation of oneself from destruction or harm 2. a natural or instinctive tendency to act so as to preserve one's own existence
self-pride
noun Date: circa 1586 pride in oneself or in that which relates to oneself
self-proclaimed
adjective Date: 1835 based on one's own assertion
self-professed
adjective Date: 1967 self-proclaimed
self-propelled
adjective Date: 1869 1. containing within itself the means for its own propulsion 2. mounted on or fired from a moving vehicle
self-propelling
adjective Date: 1845 self-propelled 1
self-propulsion
noun Date: 1874 propulsion by one's own power
self-publish
transitive verb Date: 1979 to publish (a book) using the author's own resources
self-purification
noun Date: 1919 1. purification by natural process 2. purification of oneself
self-question
noun Date: 1917 a question asked of oneself by oneself
self-questioning
noun Date: 1805 examination of one's own actions and motives
self-raising flour
noun see self-rising flour
self-rating
noun Date: 1925 determination of one's own rating with reference to a standard scale
self-realization
noun Date: 1874 fulfillment by oneself of the possibilities of one's character or personality
self-recognition
noun Date: 1946 1. recognition of one's own self 2. the process by which the immune system of an organism distinguishes between the body's own chemicals, cells, and tissues ...
self-recording
adjective Date: 1865 making an automatic record
self-reflection
noun Date: 1652 self-examination 1
self-reflective
adjective Date: 1858 marked by or engaging in self-reflection
self-reflexive
adjective Date: 1933 marked by or making reference to its own artificiality or contrivance • self-reflexively adverb • self-reflexiveness noun • self-reflexivity ...
self-reflexively
adverb see self-reflexive
self-reflexiveness
noun see self-reflexive
self-reflexivity
noun see self-reflexive
self-regard
noun Date: 1595 regard for or consideration of oneself or one's own interests
self-regarding
adjective Date: 1789 concerned with oneself or one's own interests
self-regulating
adjective Date: 1745 regulating oneself or itself; especially automatic
self-reliance
noun Date: 1815 reliance on one's own efforts and abilities
self-reliant
adjective Date: 1848 having confidence in and exercising one's own powers or judgment
self-replicating
adjective Date: 1946 reproducing itself autonomously • self-replication noun
self-replication
noun see self-replicating
self-report
noun Date: 1970 a report about one's behavior provided especially by one who is a subject of research • self-reported adjective
self-reported
adjective see self-report
self-respect
noun Date: 1765 1. a proper respect for oneself as a human being 2. regard for one's own standing or position
self-respecting
adjective Date: 1786 having or characterized by self-respect
self-revealing
adjective Date: 1839 marked by self-revelation
self-revelation
noun Date: 1852 revelation of one's own thoughts, feelings, and attitudes especially without deliberate intent
self-rewarding
adjective Date: 1740 containing or producing its own reward
self-righteous
adjective Date: circa 1680 convinced of one's own righteousness especially in contrast with the actions and beliefs of others ; narrow-mindedly moralistic • ...
self-righteously
adverb see self-righteous
self-righteousness
noun see self-righteous
self-rising flour
noun Date: 1854 a commercially prepared mixture of flour, salt, and a leavening agent — called also self-raising flour
self-rule
noun Date: 1660 self-government
self-ruling
adjective Date: circa 1680 self-governing
self-sacrifice
noun Date: 1591 sacrifice of oneself or one's interest for others or for a cause or ideal
self-sacrificing
adjective Date: 1817 sacrificing oneself for others • self-sacrificingly adverb
self-sacrificingly
adverb see self-sacrificing
self-satisfaction
noun Date: 1661 a usually smug satisfaction with oneself or one's position or achievements
self-satisfied
adjective Date: 1734 feeling or showing self-satisfaction
self-scrutiny
noun Date: circa 1711 self-examination
self-sealing
adjective Date: 1851 1. capable of being sealed by pressure without the addition of moisture 2. capable of sealing itself (as after puncture)
self-searching
noun Date: 1681 self-questioning
self-seeker
noun Date: 1632 a self-seeking person
self-seeking
I. noun Date: circa 1586 the act or practice of selfishly advancing one's own ends II. adjective Date: circa 1628 seeking only to further one's own interests
self-serve
adjective Date: 1926 permitting self-service
self-service
noun Date: 1919 the serving of oneself (as in a restaurant or gas station) with goods or services to be paid for at a cashier's desk or by means of a coin-operated mechanism ...
self-serving
adjective Date: 1621 serving one's own interests often in disregard of the truth or the interests of others • self-servingly adverb
self-servingly
adverb see self-serving
self-similar
adjective see self-similarity
self-similarity
noun Date: 1967 the quality or state of having an appearance that is invariant upon being scaled larger or smaller • self-similar adjective
self-slaughter
noun Date: circa 1601 suicide 1a
self-slaughtered
adjective Date: 1594 killed by oneself
self-sow
intransitive verb (self-sowed; self-sown or -sowed; -sowing) Date: 1608 to sow itself by dropping seeds or by natural action (as of wind or water)
self-starter
noun Date: 1894 1. starter 3a 2. a person who has initiative
self-starting
adjective Date: 1866 capable of starting by oneself or itself
self-sterile
adjective Date: 1876 sterile to its own pollen or sperm • self-sterility noun
self-sterility
noun see self-sterile
self-stick
adjective Date: 1947 capable of adhering to a surface by application of pressure without the addition of moisture
self-stimulation
noun Date: 1947 stimulation of oneself as a result of one's own activity or behavior ; especially masturbation • self-stimulatory adjective
self-stimulatory
adjective see self-stimulation
self-study
noun Date: 1683 study of oneself; also a record of observations from such study
self-styled
adjective Date: 1822 self-proclaimed
self-subsistence
noun see self-subsistent
self-subsistent
adjective Date: 1647 subsisting independently of anything external to itself • self-subsistence noun
self-subsisting
adjective Date: 1646 self-subsistent
self-sufficiency
noun Date: 1623 the quality or state of being self-sufficient
self-sufficient
adjective Date: 1592 1. able to maintain oneself or itself without outside aid ; capable of providing for one's own needs 2. having an extreme confidence in one's own ...
self-sufficing
adjective Date: 1647 self-sufficient • self-sufficingly adverb • self-sufficingness noun
self-sufficingly
adverb see self-sufficing
self-sufficingness
noun see self-sufficing
self-suggestion
noun Date: 1892 autosuggestion
self-support
noun Date: 1774 independent support of oneself or itself • self-supported adjective
self-supported
adjective see self-support
self-supporting
adjective Date: 1722 characterized by self-support: as a. meeting one's needs by one's own efforts or output b. supporting itself or its own weight
self-sustaining
adjective Date: 1799 1. maintaining or able to maintain oneself or itself by independent effort 2. maintaining or able to maintain itself once commenced
self-tanner
noun Date: 1980 a product (as one containing dihydroxyacetone) that when applied to the skin reacts chemically with its surface layer to give the appearance of a suntan
self-taught
adjective Date: 1725 1. having knowledge or skills acquired by one's own efforts without formal instruction 2. learned by oneself
self-tolerance
noun Date: 1964 the physiological state that exists in an organism when its immune system has proceeded far enough in the process of self-recognition to lose the capacity to ...
self-treatment
noun Date: 1878 medication of oneself or treatment of one's own disease or condition without medical supervision or prescription
self-trust
noun Date: 1583 self-confidence
self-will
noun Date: 14th century stubborn or willful adherence to one's own desires or ideas ; obstinacy
self-willed
adjective Date: 14th century governed by one's own will ; not yielding to the wishes of others ; obstinate • self-willedly adverb • self-willedness noun
self-willedly
adverb see self-willed
self-willedness
noun see self-willed
self-winding
adjective Date: 1825 not needing to be wound by hand
self-worth
noun Date: 1944 self-esteem
selfhood
noun Date: 1649 1. individuality 2. the quality or state of being selfish
selfish
adjective Date: 1640 1. concerned excessively or exclusively with oneself ; seeking or concentrating on one's own advantage, pleasure, or well-being without regard for ...
selfishly
adverb see selfish
selfishness
noun see selfish
selfless
adjective Date: 1821 having no concern for self ; unselfish • selflessly adverb • selflessness noun
selflessly
adverb see selfless
selflessness
noun see selfless
selfness
noun Date: circa 1586 1. egoism, selfishness 2. personality, selfhood
selfsame
adjective Date: 15th century being the one mentioned or in question ; identical Synonyms: see same • selfsameness noun
selfsameness
noun see selfsame
Seljuk
or Seljukian adjective Etymology: Turkish Selçuk, eponymous ancestor of the dynasties Date: 1603 1. of or relating to any of several Turkish dynasties ruling over a great ...
Seljukian
I. adjective see Seljuk II. noun see Seljuk
Selkirk
I. biographical name Alexander 1676-1721 Scottish marooned sailor II. geographical name 1. (or Selkirkshire) former county SE Scotland 2. burgh SE of Edinburgh population ...
Selkirk Mountains
geographical name mountains SW Canada in SE British Columbia W of the Rockies; highest Mt. Sir Sandford 11,555 feet (3522 meters)
Selkirkshire
geographical name see Selkirk II, 1
sell
I. verb (sold; selling) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sellan; akin to Old High German sellen to sell, Greek helein to take Date: before 12th century transitive ...
sell down the river
phrasal to betray the faith of
sell off
intransitive verb Date: 1976 to suffer a drop in prices
sell out
verb Date: 1796 transitive verb 1. to sell the goods of (a debtor) in order to satisfy creditors 2. to sell security or commodity holdings of usually to satisfy an ...
sell short
phrasal 1. to make a short sale 2. to fail to value properly ; underestimate
sell-off
noun Date: 1976 a usually sudden sharp decline in security prices accompanied by increased volume of trading
sellable
adjective see sell I
selle
noun see sell III
seller
noun Date: 13th century 1. one that offers for sale 2. a marketed product that sells well, to a specified extent, or in a specified manner
seller's market
noun Date: 1932 a market in which goods are scarce, buyers have a limited range of choice, and prices are high — compare buyer's market
selling climax
noun Date: circa 1949 a sharp decline in stock prices for a short time on very heavy trading volume followed by a rally
selling point
noun Date: 1923 an aspect or detail of something that is emphasized (as in selling or promoting)
selling race
noun Date: 1867 a claiming race in which the winning horse is put up for auction
selling-plater
noun Date: 1886 a horse that runs in selling races
sellout
noun Date: 1859 1. the act or an instance of selling out 2. something sold out; especially something (as a concert or contest) for which all tickets are sold 3. one who ...
Selma
geographical name city central Alabama W of Montgomery population 20,512
Selten
biographical name Reinhard 1930- German economist
seltzer
noun Etymology: modification of German Selterser (Wasser) water of Selters, from Nieder Selters, Germany Date: 1775 artificially carbonated water
selvage
or selvedge noun Etymology: Middle English selfegge, selvage, from self self + egge edge (after Middle Dutch selfegghe) Date: 15th century 1. a. the edge on either side of ...
selvaged
adjective see selvage
selvedge
noun see selvage
selvedged
adjective see selvage
selves
plural of self
Selznick
biographical name David O(liver) 1902-1965 American film producer
sem
abbreviation seminar
SEM
abbreviation scanning electron microscope; scanning electron microscopy
semantic
also semantical adjective Etymology: Greek sēmantikos significant, from sēmainein to signify, mean, from sēma sign, token Date: 1894 1. of or relating to meaning in ...
semantical
adjective see semantic
semantically
adverb see semantic
semanticist
noun Date: 1902 a specialist in semantics
semantics
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1893 1. the study of meanings: a. the historical and psychological study and the classification of changes in the ...
semaphore
I. noun Etymology: Greek sēma sign, signal + International Scientific Vocabulary -phore Date: 1816 1. an apparatus for visual signaling (as by the position of one or more ...
Semarang
geographical name city & port Indonesia in central Java on N coast population 1,250,971
semasiological
adjective see semasiology
semasiology
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek sēmasia meaning, from sēmainein to mean Date: 1847 semantics 1 • semasiological adjective
semblable
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French from sembler to be like, seem Date: 14th century 1. similar 2. suitable 3. apparent, seeming • semblably ...
semblably
adverb see semblable I
semblance
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from sembler to be like, seem — more at resemble Date: 14th century 1. a. outward and often specious appearance or ...
seme
noun Etymology: Greek sēma sign Date: circa 1866 1. a linguistic sign 2. any of the basic components of the meaning of a morpheme
Semele
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Semelē Date: 1527 a daughter of Cadmus consumed by flames when visited by Zeus in his divine splendor
semelparous
adjective Etymology: Latin semel once (akin to Latin simul at the same time) + English -parous — more at same Date: 1954 reproducing or breeding only once in a lifetime
sememe
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek sēma + International Scientific Vocabulary -eme Date: 1913 1. the meaning of a morpheme 2. a. seme 2 ...
sememic
adjective see sememe
semen
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, seed, semen; akin to Old High German sāmo seed, Latin serere to sow — more at sow Date: 14th century a viscid whitish fluid ...
Semenov
biographical name Nikolay Nikolayevich 1896-1986 Soviet chemist
semester
noun Etymology: German, from Latin semestris half-yearly, from sex six + mensis month — more at six, moon Date: 1827 1. either of the two usually 18-week periods of ...
semester hour
noun Date: 1922 a unit of academic credit representing an hour of class (as lecture class) or three hours of laboratory work each week for an academic semester
semestral
adjective see semester
semestrial
adjective see semester
Semey
or Semipalatinsk geographical name city NE Kazakhstan on the Irtysh population 344,700
semi
I. noun (plural semis) Etymology: short for semidetached Date: 1912 chiefly British a semidetached house II. noun (plural semis) Date: 1942 semitrailer III. noun (plural ...
semi-
prefix Etymology: Middle English, from Latin; akin to Old High German sāmi- half, Greek hēmi- 1. a. precisely half of: (1) forming a bisection of (2) being a ...
semi-antique
adjective Date: circa 1930 being approximately 50 to 100 years old • semi-antique noun
semi-independent
adjective Date: 1853 partially independent; specifically semiautonomous
semiabstract
adjective Date: 1871 having subject matter that is easily recognizable although the form is stylized • semiabstraction noun
semiabstraction
noun see semiabstract
semiannual
adjective Date: 1791 occurring every six months or twice a year • semiannually adverb
semiannually
adverb see semiannual
semiaquatic
adjective Date: 1833 growing equally well in or adjacent to water; also frequenting but not living wholly in water
semiarboreal
adjective Date: 1938 often inhabiting and frequenting trees but not completely arboreal
semiarid
adjective Date: 1880 characterized by light rainfall; especially having from about 10 to 20 inches (25 to 51 centimeters) of annual precipitation • semiaridity noun
semiaridity
noun see semiarid
semiautobiographical
adjective Date: 1939 partly autobiographical
semiautomatic
adjective Date: 1853 not fully automatic: as a. operated partly automatically and partly by hand b. of a firearm able to fire repeatedly but requiring release and ...
semiautomatically
adverb see semiautomatic
semiautonomous
adjective Date: 1893 largely self-governing within a larger political or organizational entity
semibreve
noun Date: 15th century whole note
semicentennial
noun Date: 1859 a 50th anniversary or its celebration • semicentennial adjective
semicircle
noun Etymology: Latin semicirculus, from semi- + circulus circle Date: 1526 1. a half of a circle 2. an object or arrangement of objects in the form of a half circle • ...
semicircular
adjective see semicircle
semicircular canal
noun Date: 1748 any of the loop-shaped tubular parts of the labyrinth of the ear that together constitute a sensory organ associated with the maintenance of bodily ...
semicivilized
adjective Date: 1806 partly civilized
semiclassic
noun Date: 1843 a semiclassical work
semiclassical
adjective Date: 1847 of, relating to, or being a musical composition that is intermediate in style between classical and popular music
semicolon
noun Date: 1644 a punctuation mark; used chiefly in a coordinating function between major sentence elements (as independent clauses of a compound sentence)
semicolonial
adjective Date: 1932 1. nominally independent but actually under foreign domination 2. dependent on foreign nations as suppliers of manufactured goods and as purchasers of ...
semicolonialism
noun see semicolonial
semicolony
noun Date: 1945 a semicolonial state
semicommercial
adjective Date: 1926 of, relating to, adapted to, or characterized by limited marketing of an experimental product
semiconducting
adjective Date: 1782 of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a semiconductor
semiconductor
noun Date: 1838 any of a class of solids (as germanium or silicon) whose electrical conductivity is between that of a conductor and that of an insulator in being nearly as ...
semiconscious
adjective Date: 1839 incompletely conscious ; imperfectly aware or responsive • semiconsciousness noun
semiconsciousness
noun see semiconscious
semiconservative
adjective Date: 1957 relating to or being genetic replication in which a double-stranded molecule of nucleic acid separates into two single strands each of which serves as a ...
semiconservatively
adverb see semiconservative
semicrystalline
adjective Date: 1816 incompletely or imperfectly crystalline
semicylindrical
adjective Date: circa 1731 having the shape of a longitudinal half of a cylinder
semidarkness
noun Date: 1849 partial darkness
semideify
transitive verb Date: 1953 to regard as somewhat godlike
semidesert
noun Date: 1845 an arid area that has some of the characteristics of a desert but has greater annual precipitation
semidetached
adjective Date: 1856 forming one of a pair of residences joined into one building by a common sidewall
semidiameter
noun Date: 14th century radius; specifically the apparent radius of a generally spherical celestial body
semidiurnal
adjective Date: 1594 1. relating to or accomplished in half a day 2. occurring twice a day 3. occurring approximately every half day
semidivine
adjective Date: 1600 more than mortal but not fully divine
semidocumentary
noun Date: 1939 a motion picture that uses many details taken from actual events or situations in presenting a fictional story • semidocumentary adjective
semidome
noun Date: 1788 a roof or ceiling covering a semicircular or nearly semicircular room or recess • semidomed adjective
semidomed
adjective see semidome
semidomesticated
adjective see semidomestication
semidomestication
noun Date: circa 1835 a captive state of a wild animal in which its living conditions and often its breeding are controlled by humans • semidomesticated adjective
semidominant
adjective Date: 1942 producing an intermediate phenotype in the heterozygous condition
semidry
adjective Date: 1871 moderately dry
semidrying
adjective Date: 1905 that dries imperfectly or slowly — used of some oils (as cottonseed oil)
semidwarf
adjective Date: 1959 of or being a plant of a variety that is undersized but larger than a dwarf • semidwarf noun
semiempirical
adjective Date: 1935 partly empirical; especially involving assumptions, approximations, or generalizations designed to simplify calculation or to yield a result in accord ...
semierect
adjective Date: 1822 1. incompletely upright in bodily posture 2. erect for half the length
semievergreen
adjective Date: 1900 1. having functional and persistent foliage during part of the winter or dry season 2. tending to be evergreen in a mild climate but deciduous in a ...
semifeudal
adjective Date: 1898 having some characteristics of feudalism
semifinal
I. adjective Date: 1884 1. being next to the last in an elimination tournament 2. of or participating in a semifinal II. noun Date: 1895 1. a semifinal match 2. a ...
semifinalist
noun see semifinal II
semifinished
adjective Date: 1902 partially finished or processed; especially of steel rolled from raw ingots into shapes (as bars, billets, or plates) suitable for further processing
semifitted
adjective Date: circa 1950 conforming somewhat to the lines of the body
semiflexible
adjective Date: 1925 1. somewhat flexible 2. of a book cover having a thin board stiffener under the covering material
semifluid
adjective Date: circa 1735 having the qualities of both a fluid and a solid ; viscous • semifluid noun
semiformal
adjective Date: 1906 being or suitable for an occasion of moderate formality

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