self-determinism

noun
self-de·​ter·​min·​ism | \ ˌself-di-ˈtər-mə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce self-determinism (audio) \

Definition of self-determinism

: a doctrine that the actions of a self are determined by itself

First Known Use of self-determinism

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-determinism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-determinism. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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