Meaning of self-instructed in English:

self-instructed

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfɪnˈstrʌktɪd/

adjective

  • Taught, educated, or trained through one's own efforts; self-taught, self-educated.

noun

  • With the and plural agreement. People who are self-taught or self-educated, considered collectively. Now somewhat rare.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Williams (c1633–1709), bishop of Chichester. From self- + instructed.