self-in·​struc·​tion ˌself-in-ˈstrək-shən How to pronounce self-instruction (audio)
: the act or process of teaching oneself : instruction of oneself
After a year and a half of self-instruction, he began taking lessons from local artists.Unsie Zuege
… learn about other free online services, including … tutorials for self-instruction … and more.Wicked Local Kingston (Massachusetts)
self-instructional adjective
self-instructional software

Word History

First Known Use

1683, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-instruction was in 1683

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“Self-instruction.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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