Part of speech:
Having or showing a fixed, firm purpose; determined; resolved; unwavering
Not depending on another or others, esp. for financial support
Able to withstand fatigue, privation, etc.; robust; vigorous
Independent of the laws of another state or government; self-governing.
Having undue confidence; smug.
Constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself:
Guided by goals or principles determined by oneself
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