self-suggested love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Due to self-suggestion.

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Examples

  • As with the trouble with gambling, I managed to spend beyond my self-suggested limit at the farm while [farming and] wanting to do little else.

    Exchange Rates for Zynga

  • At this distance of time, I cannot be sure how far the above conjectures were self-suggested: or in what measure they owed their origin and confirmation to another quarter.

    Villette

  • Mary's self-suggested love for Darnley was extinguished almost on her wedding-night.

    Famous Affinities of History — Complete

  • They deceive themselves with their self-suggested wisdom and holiness.

    A Commentary on St. Paul���s Epistle to the Galatians

  • There may be truth in it, or they may be merely self-suggested vision due to an artificial exaltation of their minds.

    Four Weird Tales

  • It is very doubtful if it could be genuinely attained unless it has been already experienced; and I do not believe in the wholesomeness of self-suggested emotions.

    Escape, and Other Essays

  • Such a task completed, he is away to exercise his pony, and later out again with the dogs, the last typically self-suggested, because for the moment there is no one else to care for these animals.

    Scott's Last Expedition Volume I

  • Even such personification of natural forces, simple enough to be self-suggested, quickly disappeared.

    The Soul of the Far East

  • Certain other ideas, new to him, coming self-suggested in their train, he began immediately to imagine himself a thinker, able to generate notions to which the people around him were unequal.

    There & Back

  • They seem to have been self-suggested, and to have glided tacitly and insensibly into the current of his thoughts.

    Lives of the English Poets

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