Antonyms of adj self-contained

2 senses of self-contained

Sense 1
self-contained -- (constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself; "the university is like a self-contained city with shops and all amenities")

INDIRECT (VIA complete) -> incomplete, uncomplete -- (not complete or total; not completed; "an incomplete account of his life"; "political consequences of incomplete military success"; "an incomplete forward pass")

Sense 2
collected, equanimous, poised, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessed -- (in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble")

INDIRECT (VIA composed) -> discomposed -- (having your composure disturbed; "looked about with a wandering and discomposed air")

Similarity of adj self-contained

2 senses of self-contained

Sense 1
self-contained -- (constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself; "the university is like a self-contained city with shops and all amenities")
       => complete (vs. incomplete) -- (having every necessary or normal part or component or step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting")

Sense 2
collected, equanimous, poised, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessed -- (in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble")
       => composed (vs. discomposed) -- (serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time")

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