Self-dependence



noun
1.
the state of relying on or needing someone or something for aid, support, or the like.
2.
reliance; confidence; trust:
Her complete reliability earned her our dependence.
3.
an object of reliance or trust.
4.
the state of being conditional or contingent on something, as through a natural or logical sequence:
the dependence of an effect upon a cause.
5.
the state of being psychologically or physiologically dependent on a drug after a prolonged period of use.
6.
subordination or subjection:
the dependence of Martinique upon France.
noun
1.
the state or fact of being dependent, esp for support or help
2.
reliance; trust; confidence
3.
(rare) an object or person relied upon

dependence de·pend·ence (dĭ-pěn’dəns)
n.

The state of being dependent, as for support.

Subordination to someone or something needed or greatly desired.

A compulsive or chronic need; an addiction.

de·pend’en·cy n.

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