self-adjustment

noun
self-ad·​just·​ment | \ ˌself-ə-ˈjəs(t)-mənt How to pronounce self-adjustment (audio) \

Definition of self-adjustment

: adjustment to oneself or one's environment

First Known Use of self-adjustment

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-adjustment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-adjustment. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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