self-activity

noun
self-ac·​tiv·​i·​ty | \ ˌself-ˌak-ˈti-və-tē How to pronounce self-activity (audio) \

Definition of self-activity

: independent and especially self-determined activity

First Known Use of self-activity

1644, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-activity.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-activity. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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