self-formed

adjective
\ ˌself-ˈfȯrmd How to pronounce self-formed (audio) \

Definition of self-formed

: formed or developed by one's own efforts At present, teams in the U.S. are self-formed and made up of players who balance curling with their fulltime jobs.— Steve Douglas … the greatest pressure they felt was the pressure to act in fidelity and concordance with their self-formed identity and convictions.— Arthur Schwartz

First Known Use of self-formed

1642, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-formed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-formed. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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