self-ad·​just·​ment ˌself-ə-ˈjəs(t)-mənt How to pronounce self-adjustment (audio)
: adjustment to oneself or one's environment

Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-adjustment was in 1848

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“Self-adjustment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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