self-trans·​for·​ma·​tion | \ ˌself-ˌtran(t)s-fər-ˈmā-shən How to pronounce self-transformation (audio) , -fȯr- \
plural self-transformations

Definition of self-transformation

: the act, process, or result of transforming oneself And then, like an epiphany, [Cindy] Fricke's self-acceptance sparked self-transformation. … Fricke lost 130 pounds in one year, while feeling "this time was different." — Cate Jones Ahead is my step-by-step guide for going on your own journey of self-transformation, without the fear of having to shave your whole head after a slip of the scissors.— Maia Rabenold especially : a transforming of one's own thoughts, actions, or behavior spiritual self-transformation My abiding faith in the possibility of self-transformation propelled me from one therapist to the next … — Daphne Merkin

Other Words from self-transformation

self-transformational \ ˌself-​ˌtran(t)s-​fər-​ˈmā-​shnəl How to pronounce self-transformational (audio) , -​fȯr-​ , -​shə-​nᵊl \ adjective
self-transformational experiences
self-transformative \ ˌself-​tran(t)s-​ˈfȯr-​mə-​tiv How to pronounce self-transformative (audio) \ adjective
a self-transformative process
self-transforming \ ˌself-​tran(t)s-​ˈfȯr-​miŋ How to pronounce self-transforming (audio) \ adjective
… cosmetic surgery, fad diets and other self-transforming regimes … — Alexander Fury

First Known Use of self-transformation

1835, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-transformation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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