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Definition 1: constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where self-contained or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the university is like a self-contained city with shops and all amenities

(self-contained is similar to ...) having every necessary or normal part or component or step

"a complete meal" "a complete wardrobe" "a complete set of the Britannica" "a complete set of china" "a complete defeat" "a complete accounting"

Definition 2: in full control of your faculties - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where self-contained or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination
  • perfectly poised and sure of himself
  • more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen
  • strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble

Synonyms for self-contained in the sense of this definition

(self-contained is similar to ...) serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress

"the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage" "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time"

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