from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the power or property of healing itself.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the power or property of becoming healed without external application.


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  • It has been described as a self-healing art that, like t'ai chi, cultivates the energy force within us and plays an active role in maintaining health.

    Marc B. Levin: How to Improve Your Health by Moving

  • In other words, you are built to be self-regulating and self-healing.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • Most witches could not even manage minor self-healing.

    Crimson Wind

  • In a few months' time the government is expected to launch a $50m £31m smart grid research fund, which the province sees as part of its transition to a self-healing grid by 2025.

    Smart grid leaders

  • The aim was to develop a "self-healing" grid that could automatically detect problems and reconfigure itself to contain them.

    Smart grid leaders

  • BEST OF FEYAs a fake newsreader on Saturday Night LiveResearchers reported that they developed a 'self-healing' plastic that repairs itself if cracked.

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  • This means that the potent cocktail of hope, positive belief, the support of a medical practitioner who cares and the physiological self-healing mechanisms that get triggered by the body when it wants to heal, are ever-powerful.

    Christine Bronstein: Anxious, Fatigued or Depressed? Pills, Exercise or Diet Shouldn't Top Your List of Treatments

  • In light of the observations reported in part II, it no longer becomes such a stretch to justify the hypothesis that spirit guides could potentially play a role in healing, either in assisting healthcare professionals on earth or working directly with all of us in the context of self-healing.

    The Sacred Promise

  • I had learned various energy self-healing techniques over the years, which I could have applied if I had a localized physical symptom, such as back pain or bleeding.

    The Sacred Promise

  • In June, Illinois lawmakers passed a bill, backed by ComEd, that would allow the utility to blanket its service territory with smart meters and make other upgrades in its electric system to create more of a "self-healing" network.

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  • "Most witches could not even manage minor self-healing." Who knew?

    June 25, 2015