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noun self–ful·fill·ment \-ˈfil-mənt\

Simple Definition of self–fulfillment

  • : the feeling of being happy and satisfied because you are doing something that fully uses your abilities and talents

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of self–fulfillment

  1. :  fulfillment of oneself

Circa 1864

First Known Use of self–fulfillment

circa 1864

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