deriving the strength to do something through one’s own thoughts and based on the belief that one knows what is best for oneself
adjective, emptier, emptiest. 1. containing nothing; having none of the usual or appropriate contents: an empty bottle. 2. vacant; unoccupied: an empty house. 3. without cargo or load: an empty wagon. 4. destitute of people or human activity: We walked along the empty streets of the city at night. 5. destitute of some quality or […]
verb (used with object) 1. to fill or inflame with love (usually used in the passive and followed by of or sometimes with): to be enamored of a certain lady; a brilliant woman with whom he became enamored. 2. to charm or captivate.
[self-en-er-jahy-zing] /ˌsɛlfˈɛn ərˌdʒaɪ zɪŋ/ adjective 1. giving rise to energy or power from within itself or oneself; capable of generating energy or power automatically.
[self-en-fawr-sing, -fohr-] /ˈsɛlf ɛnˈfɔr sɪŋ, -ˈfoʊr-/ adjective 1. of or having the capability of enforcement within oneself or itself; self-regulating.