self-control

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Etymology[edit]

self- +‎ control

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Noun[edit]

self-control (usually uncountable, plural self-controls)

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

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Verb[edit]

self-control (third-person singular simple present self-controls, present participle self-controlling, simple past and past participle self-controlled)

  1. To control oneself or itself.

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