Self-contained



[self-kuh n-teynd, self-] /ˈsɛlf kənˈteɪnd, ˌsɛlf-/
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.
self-contained
adjective
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

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