Share this entry
self-enclosed Syllabification: self-en·closed

Definition of self-enclosed in English:


(Of a person, community, or system) not choosing to or able to communicate with others or with external systems: the family is a self-enclosed unit
More example sentences
  • The stop midway through splits the line, apposes the images and creates a self-enclosed unit of each one.
  • Substituting for this lack of ambiguity, an assemblage of self-enclosed, self-pleasing, self-sycophantic and self-pitying notes to oneself fills the void.
  • Each religious constituency has remained until recently self-enclosed, except in respect of festivals.
Definition of self-enclosed in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources