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Wordnet 3.0


1. (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment;
[syn: autonomous, self-directed, self-reliant]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Self-reliant \Self`-re*li"ant\, a. Reliant upon one's self; trusting to one's own powers or judgment. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

self-reliant adj 1: (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment [syn: autonomous, self- directed, self-reliant]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

64 Moby Thesaurus words for "self-reliant": arrogant, assured, autarchic, autarkic, autonomous, cocksure, confident, convinced, decided, determined, erect, free-spirited, freewheeling, house-proud, hubristic, independent, individualistic, inner-directed, neutral, nonaligned, nonpartisan, overconfident, oversure, overweening, persuaded, poised, pompous, positive, prideful, proud, proud as Lucifer, proud-blooded, proud-looking, proud-minded, proud-spirited, proudful, proudhearted, purse-proud, reassured, secure, self-assured, self-confident, self-contained, self-dependent, self-determined, self-directing, self-esteeming, self-governed, self-governing, self-important, self-respecting, self-subsistent, self-sufficient, self-supporting, sovereign, stiff-necked, sure, third-force, third-world, unafraid, undoubting, unfaltering, unhesitating, unwavering