Self-sacrificing to Semicentennial
(Self`-sac"ri*fi`cing) a. Yielding up one's own interest, feelings, etc; sacrificing one's self.
(Self"same) a. [Self, a. + same.] Precisely the same; the very same; identical.
His servant was healed in the selfsame hour.Matt. viii. 13.
(Self`-sat`is*fac"tion) n. The quality or state of being self-satisfied.
(Self`-sat"is*fied) a. Satisfied with one's self or one's actions; self-complacent.
(Self`-sat"is*fy`ing) a. Giving satisfaction to one's self.
(Self"-seek`er), n. One who seeks only his own interest, advantage, or pleasure.
(Self"-seek`ing), a. Seeking one's own interest or happiness; selfish. Arbuthnot.
(Self"-seek`ing), n. The act or habit of seeking one's own interest or happiness; selfishness.
(Self`-slaugh"ter) n. Suicide. Shak.
(Self`-suf*fi"cien*cy) n. The quality or state of being self-sufficient.
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`-suf*fi"cing) a. Sufficing for one's self or for itself, without needing external aid; self-
sufficient. Self`-suf*fi"cing*ness, n. J. C. Shairp.
(Self`-sus*pend"ed) a. Suspended by one's self or by itself; balanced. Southey.
(Self`-sus*pi"cious) a. Suspicious or distrustful of one's self. Baxter.
(Self"-taught`) a. Taught by one's own efforts.
(Self`-tor*ment"or) n. One who torments himself.
(Self`-tor"ture) n. The act of inflicting pain on one's self; pain inflicted on one's self.
(Self"-trust`), n. Faith in one's self; self-reliance.
(Self`-uned") a. [E. self + L. unus one.] One with itself; separate from others. [Obs.] Sylvester.
(Self"-view`) n. A view of one's self; specifically, carefulness or regard for one's own interests.
(Self`-will") n. [AS. selfwill.] One's own will, esp. when opposed to that of others; obstinacy.
(Self`-willed") a. Governed by one's own will; not yielding to the wishes of others; obstinate.
(Self`-willed"ness), n. Obstinacy. Sir W. Scott.
(Self"-wor`ship) n. The idolizing of one's self; immoderate self-conceit.