Definition of self-depending in English:

self-depending

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfdɪˈpɛndɪŋ/

adjective

  • Depending entirely upon oneself and one's own efforts, rather than on others; characterized by self-dependence; self-dependent.

    In early use often with negative connotations of arrogance.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From self- + depending, after self-dependence.