(Of a task or circumstance) imposed on oneself, not by an external force: he went into self-imposed exile
More example sentences
- Being human, we will sometimes mess up and stray from our self-imposed task.
- One can only hope that it won't neglect this important aspect of its self-imposed task.
- After several years of self-imposed exile on an ocean liner, Richie is ready to come home and face his demons, and his two siblings have the same idea.
Words that rhyme with self-imposedundisclosed, unenclosed, unexposed, unopposed, unposed
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: self-imposed
Definition of self-imposed in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.