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self-referential

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Referring to oneself or itself: The biographer's account of the poet's life was surprisingly self-referential.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That or who refers to itself or oneself; used as a stylistic device when done in literary works.

Etymologies

self- +‎ referential (Wiktionary)

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