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self-realization

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(also self-realisation)

Definition of self-realization in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Fulfilment of one’s own potential.
Example sentences
  • This is necessary to his enterprise: without it, he could not hope to make plausible his suggestion that the aim of morality is self-realization.
  • Thus, self-realization requires the psyche to turn round on itself and confront what it produces.
  • Philosophy has clearly become far more than the means whereby human nature achieves self-realization, though this ideal continues to provide a framework for Dante's praise of her.

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