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self-realization (n.)

"the making actual, by an exertion of will, that which lies dormant in one's soul; the fulfilment, by one's own effort, of the potential in one's soul," 1839, from self- + realization.

updated on April 19, 2022

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Definitions of self-realization from WordNet

self-realization (n.)
the fulfillment of your capacities;
Synonyms: self-fulfillment / self-realisation
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