Synonyms and Antonyms of self–dependence

  1. the ability to care for one's self encouraged her children to develop self-dependence at a relatively early age Synonyms independence, self-dependence, self-reliance, self-subsistence, self-supportRelated Words autonomy, freedom, self-determination; potency, power, resilience, strengthNear Antonyms helplessness, impotence, impotency, inadequacy, weaknessAntonyms dependence (also dependance), reliance

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