elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,
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Goalless Tuesday

autonomous [aw-ton-uh-muhs]

adjective
1. Government.
a. self-governing; independent; subject to its own laws only.
b. pertaining to an autonomy.

2. having autonomy; not subject to control from outside; independent

3. Biology.
a. existing and functioning as an independent organism.
b. spontaneous.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/autonomous


If I want to learn anything, I absolutely must take a class on the subject, as I'm not an autonomous learner and therefore would get nowhere on my own.
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