Definitions for self-control
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word self-control
self-denial, self-discipline, self-control(noun)
the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses
self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, will power, self-command, self-will(noun)
the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior
The ability to control one's desires and impulses; willpower.
control of one's self; restraint exercised over one's self; self-command
Self-control is the ability to control one's emotions, behavior, and desires in order to obtain some reward, or avoid some punishment. Presumably, some reward or punishment is operating in the short term which precludes, or reduces, the later reward or punishment. In psychology it is sometimes called self-regulation.
The Roycroft Dictionary
The ability to restrain a laugh at the wrong place.
Translations for self-control
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- autocontrolCatalan, Valencian
- Selbstbeherrschung, SelbstkontrolleGerman
- maîtrise de soi, contrôle de soiFrench
- セルフコントロール, 自粛, 自制Japanese
- stăpânire de sine, autocontrolRomanian
- самоконтроль, самообладаниеRussian
- самоконтрола, samosavlađivanje, samokonrola, самосавлађивање, самоконрола, samokontrolaSerbo-Croatian
- boitshwaroSouthern Sotho
Get even more translations for self-control »
Find a translation for the self-control definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these self-control definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"self-control." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 13 Oct. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/self-control>.