[self-fer-get-ing, self-] /ˈsɛlf fərˈgɛt ɪŋ, ˌsɛlf-/
noun 1. the act or process of forming or the state of being formed: the formation of ice. 2. the manner in which a thing is formed; disposition of parts; formal structure or arrangement. 3. Military. a particular disposition of troops, as in columns, squares, etc. any required assembling of the soldiers of a unit. […]
noun 1. external appearance of a clearly defined area, as distinguished from color or material; configuration: a triangular form. 2. the shape of a thing or person. 3. a body, especially that of a human being. 4. a dummy having the same measurements as a human body, used for fitting or displaying clothing: a dressmaker’s […]
[self-foo l-fil-ing] /ˈsɛlf fʊlˈfɪl ɪŋ/ adjective 1. characterized by or bringing about self-fulfillment. 2. happening or brought about as a result of being foretold, expected, or talked about: a self-fulfilling prophecy. self-fulfilling adjective 1. (of an opinion or prediction) borne out because it is expected to be true or to happen: a self-fulfilling prophecy
[self-foo l-fil-muh nt, self-] /ˈsɛlf fʊlˈfɪl mənt, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. the act or fact of fulfilling one’s ambitions, desires, etc., through one’s own efforts.