self-containedness

self-contained

[self-kuhn-teynd, self-]
adjective
1.
containing in oneself or itself all that is necessary; independent.
2.
reserved or uncommunicative.
3.
self-controlled or self-possessed.
4.
(of a machine or mechanism) complete in itself.

Origin:
1585–95

self-containedly [self-kuhn-tey-nid-lee, self-] , adverb
self-containedness, noun
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self-contained
 
adj
1.  containing within itself all parts necessary for completeness
2.  (of a flat) having its own kitchen, bathroom, and lavatory not shared by others and usually having its own entrance
3.  able or tending to keep one's feelings, thoughts, etc, to oneself; reserved
4.  able to control one's feelings or emotions in the presence of others
 
self-con'tainedly
 
adv
 
self-con'tainedness
 
n

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