Etymology
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self-sufficient (adj.)

"able to supply one's own needs, capable of fulfilling one's own desires without aid of others," 1580s, from self- + sufficient. Related: Self-sufficiently. Self-sufficing (1680s) is properly "sufficient for oneself."

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Definitions of self-sufficient

self-sufficient (adj.)
able to provide for your own needs without help from others;
Synonyms: self-sufficing / self-sustaining
From wordnet.princeton.edu