self-containedness
noun see self-contained

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-containedness — noun see self contained …   Useful english dictionary

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  • self-contained — adjective Date: 1591 1. a. complete in itself ; independent < a self contained machine > < a self contained program of study > b. built in < a lectern with a self contained light fixture > 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • reticence — n reserve, taciturnity, quietness, silence, muteness, speechlessness; self containedness, stand offishness, uncommunicativeness, unconversableness, unsociability, unsociableness; diffidence, shyness, bashfulness; restraint, unobtrusiveness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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