Definitions for self-control

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. self-denial, self-discipline, self-control(noun)

    the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses

  2. self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, will power, self-command, self-will(noun)

    the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. self-control(Noun)

    The ability to control one's desires and impulses; willpower.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Self-control(noun)

    control of one's self; restraint exercised over one's self; self-command

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  1. Self-control

    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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. self-control

    The ability to restrain a laugh at the wrong place.


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