[self-kuh n-teynd, self-] /ˈsɛlf kənˈteɪnd, ˌsɛlf-/
containing in oneself or itself all that is necessary; independent.
reserved or uncommunicative.
self-controlled or self-possessed.
(of a machine or mechanism) complete in itself.
containing within itself all parts necessary for completeness
(of a flat) having its own kitchen, bathroom, and lavatory not shared by others and usually having its own entrance
able or tending to keep one’s feelings, thoughts, etc, to oneself; reserved
able to control one’s feelings or emotions in the presence of others
[self-kuh n-teyn-muh nt, self-] /ˈsɛlf kənˈteɪn mənt, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. the state of being self-contained.
[self-kon-tuh m-pley-shuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlfˌkɒn təmˈpleɪ ʃən, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. the act or process of thinking about oneself or one’s values, beliefs, behavior, etc.
noun 1. the feeling with which a person regards anything considered mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn. 2. the state of being despised; dishonor; disgrace. 3. Law. willful disobedience to or open disrespect for the rules or orders of a court (contempt of court) or legislative body. an act showing such disrespect. noun 1. the […]
or self-contentment [self-kuh n-tent, self-] /ˈsɛlf kənˈtɛnt, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. satisfaction with oneself; self-complacency. adjective 2. content with oneself; self-satisfied.