self-suf·​fic·​ing ˌself-sə-ˈfī-siŋ How to pronounce self-sufficing (audio)
 also  -ziŋ
self-sufficingly adverb
self-sufficingness noun

Word History

First Known Use

1647, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-sufficing was in 1647

Dictionary Entries Near self-sufficing

Cite this Entry

“Self-sufficing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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