What does self-discipline mean?

Definitions for self-discipline

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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


  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


  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. Joseph Addison:

    Self discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.

  3. Med Jones:

    You cannot lead others, if you cannot lead yourself. Know yourself and develop self discipline first, the rest is easy

  4. Harry S Truman:

    In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves...self-discipline with all of them came first.

  5. 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?

Images & Illustrations of self-discipline

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