Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Applying to or by one's self.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The power of reason is no occult power: it is simply the capacity for finding and establishing systems of means for the attainment of ends; or it may be defined as the power of acquiring experience and of self-applying this experience in the future guidance of conduct.

    The Children: Some Educational Problems

  • Nobody should be reduced to such a term even when they do the harm to themself by self-applying such terms.

    Ballastexistenz

  • Nobody should be reduced to such a term even when they do the harm to themself by self-applying such terms.

    Ballastexistenz

  • Would it be possible to have some self-dying hair, self-manicuring nails and self-applying make-up as I never seem to have the time to do any of this myself.

    Irish Blogs

  • But as long as a significant number of people are vocally defending the more stringent one, it seems rather too quick to suppose that anyone who’s circumspect about self-applying the label does so because they regard it as a slur, or because they’re in thrall to some crude stereotype of the feminist as hairy-legged man-hater.

    How About Lieutenant Feminist Third Class?

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