autotelic definition

  • adjective:
    • Containing its very own meaning or function.
    • Deriving definition and function from within.
    • maybe not inspired by anything beyond itself, thematically self-contained.
    • of or with respect to autotelism.
    • of or associated with or thinking in autotelism
    • Containing unique definition or purpose.
    • Deriving meaning and function from within.
    • maybe not motivated by everything beyond it self, thematically self-contained.
    • of or with respect to autotelism.
    • of or concerning or believing in autotelism
  • others:
    • In esthetics, being a conclusion alone; present or continuing for the own sake: in opposition to *heterotelic.
    • In esthetics, being an end alone; current or continuing for the own sake: against *heterotelic.

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