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Without help and acting alone - synonyms and related words

alone

adjective

if you do something alone, you do it without any help from other people

solo

adjective

done by one person alone, without any help

unilateral

adjective

done or decided by one country, group, or person, often without considering what other countries, etc. think or want

unassisted

adjective

without help

personally

adverb

without help, or in a direct way, instead of by a representative

unsupported

adjective

done without help

(all) on your own

without any help

on your own account

by yourself or for yourself instead of with or for someone else

single-handed

adjective

done by one person without help from anyone else

unaided

adjective

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… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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