self-sufficing


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Synonyms for self-sufficing

able to provide for your own needs without help from others

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The genesis and maturation of a planet, its poise and orbit, the bended tree recovering itself from the strong wind, the vital resources of every animal and vegetable, are demonstrations of the self-sufficing and therefore self-relying soul.
The state is "a community of well-being in families and aggregations of families for the sake of a perfect and self-sufficing life." The legislator is a craftsman whose material is society and whose aim is the good life.
Next door to Sally's Aunt Jane, in a cosy little cottage with a wonderful little garden, lived Thomas Kitchener, a large, grave, self-sufficing young man, who, by sheer application to work, had become already, though only twenty-five, second gardener at the Hall.
Ways of engaging the youth in activities that can render them skills resulting in their becoming self-sufficing need to be chalked out.
For, as it has been recognized by others, the human is not self-sufficing. Nor can one reside within his self-made confines, for as Pascal and others remind us, man is infinitely more-than-man.--Herbert Hartmann, The Catholic University of America