What does self-discipline mean?

Definitions for self-discipline

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word self-discipline.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    the trait of practicing self discipline

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

    the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses

Wiktionary

  1. self-discipline(Noun)

    Control of oneself, willpower.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Self-discipline(noun)

    correction or government of one's self for the sake of improvement

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-discipline in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-discipline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Grenville Kleiser:

    By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Self-discipline is just an ability to say NO/YES when you ought to say it and an attitude of setting boundary on what you dislike. Are you self-disciplined or not?

  3. General McChrystal:

    People begin to set expectations for themselves, and that starts to form the basis of real self-discipline. When you create standards for yourself, the McChrystal said.

  4. Eppie Friedman:

    Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.

  5. Lewis Mumford:

    Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self-understanding and self-discipline.

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