Synonyms for self-contained

Synonyms for (adj) self-contained

Synonyms: self-contained

Definition: constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself

Usage: the university is like a self-contained city with shops and all amenities

Similar words: complete

Definition: having every necessary or normal part or component or step

Usage: a complete meal; a complete wardrobe; a complete set of the Britannica; a complete set of china; a complete defeat; a complete accounting

Synonyms: collected, equanimous, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessed, poised

Definition: in full control of your faculties

Usage: the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination; perfectly poised and sure of himself; more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen; strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble

Similar words: composed

Definition: serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress

Usage: the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage; I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time

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