Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In or by one's self or itself.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to self or one's own self, personal.
  • adverb In, of, or by one's self; of one's own accord, voluntary, automatic.

Etymologies

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From Middle English selfly, from Old English selflīċ ("automatic, spontaneous, voluntary"), equivalent to self +‎ -ly.

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