self-sustained love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Sustained by one's own efforts, inherent power, or strength of mind.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. needing no outside support


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  • By the summer of 2010 the disinflationary bias in expectations had become more evident, and the economy -- lacking a self-sustained recovery -- had started heading toward a dangerous stall speed.

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  • "Global share prices are unlikely to show a self-sustained rally on fundamentals alone," Mr. Morita said.

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  • I definitely enjoyed it more than The Black Dossier, which I felt was a bit too clever by half, but it was a quick read, and definitely felt like the first chapter in an ongoing story rather than a self-sustained tale.

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  • With private consumption and investment acting as its engines, growth is becoming self-sustained - that is, less driven by temporary government aid or by external demand, said Gurría.

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  • Investors have been skittish in recent weeks as Mideast turmoil and fluctuations in oil prices assaulted hopes that the U.S. economy is on the cusp of self-sustained growth.

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  • Buoying investors' sentiment, the G-8 nations said that the global recovery "is becoming more self-sustained," even while noting that downside risks remain.

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  • The ATC is a 480-sq-ft cabin, fully equipped for self-sustained, off-grid living.

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  • He said that while NASA has at times used the definition of life as a “self-sustained chemical system capable of undergoing Darwinian evolution,” it was not a formal position, and the agency was increasingly inclined to accept the reasoning of Cleland and others that “life” cannot be currently defined, any more than water could be in the sixteenth century.

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  • Incoming data confirm a positive underlying momentum of economic growth and indicate that it is increasingly self-sustained.

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  • In eastern Germany, it's not energy income but public transfers that have boosted wages "above the level compatible with a self-sustained growth process."

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