self-fulfilling


self–ful·fill·ing

adjective \ˌself-fül-ˈfi-liŋ\

: becoming real or true because it was predicted or expected

: providing happiness and satisfaction

Full Definition of SELF-FULFILLING

1
:  becoming real or true by virtue of having been predicted or expected <a self–fulfilling prophecy>
2
:  marked by or achieving self-fulfillment

First Known Use of SELF-FULFILLING

1876

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