Synonyms of self-contained
1 self-sufficientDictionary • He seems completely self-contained.
self-sufficient • He'd created a tiny self-sufficient world for himself.
individualistic • Most artists are very individualistic.
self-reliant • She is intelligent and self-reliant.
self-supporting • The income from visitors makes the museum self-supporting.
2 independentDictionary • The couple live upstairs in a self-contained flat.
independent • Two independent studies have been carried out.
separate • The two things are separate and mutually irrelevant.
disconnected • a sequence of utterly disconnected events
discrete • the process seen as a sequence of discrete phases
unconnected • I can't believe that those two murders are unconnected.
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• a sequence of utterly disconnected events
discreteDiscrete ideas or things are separate and distinct from each other.
• the process seen as a sequence of discrete phases
independentIf one thing or person is independent of another, they are separate and not connected, so the first one is not affected or influenced by the second.
• Two independent studies have been carried out.
Thesaurus for self-contained from the Collins English Thesaurus
containing within itself all parts necessary for completeness