Definitions for willpower

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


or will′ pow`er

  1. control of one's impulses and actions; determination; self-control.

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. willpower(noun)ˈɪlpˌaʊɚ

    the mental strength to control your actions

    I don't have enough willpower to run a marathon.


  1. willpower(Noun)

    The unwavering strength of will to carry out oneu2019s wishes.

Translations for willpower

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the determination to do something

I don't have the willpower to stop smoking.

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