|Self-sufficient (Self`-suf*fi"cient) (?), a.
1. Sufficient for one's self without external aid or coöperation. "Neglect of friends can never be proved rational till we prove the person using it omnipotent and self-sufficient, and such as can never need any mortal assistance." South.
2. Having an overweening confidence in one's own abilities or worth; hence, haughty; overbearing. "A rash and self-sufficient manner." I. Watts.
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