a state of exile imposed by oneself.
a person who lives voluntarily as an exile.
[self-ig-zis-tuh nt, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪgˈzɪs tənt, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. existing independently of any cause, as God. 2. having an independent existence. self-existent adjective 1. (philosophy) existing independently of any other being or cause
verb (used with object) 1. to increase in extent, size, volume, scope, etc.: Heat expands most metals. He hopes to expand his company. 2. to spread or stretch out; unfold: A bird expands its wings. 3. to express in fuller form or greater detail; develop: to expand a short story into a novel. 4. Mathematics. […]
[self-ik-splan-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪkˈsplæn əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. explaining itself; needing no explanation; obvious. self-explanatory adjective 1. understandable without explanation; self-evident
noun 1. the act of explicating. 2. an explanation; interpretation: He gave a brilliant explication of James Joyce’s book. noun 1. the act or process of explicating 2. analysis or interpretation, esp of a literary passage or work or philosophical doctrine 3. a comprehensive exposition or description