HyperDic: self-control

English > 2 senses of the word self-control:
NOUNactself-control, self-denial, self-disciplinethe act of denying yourself
attributeself-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, will power, self-command, self-willthe trait of resolutely / resolutely controlling your own behavior
self-control > pronunciation
Soundsseh'lfkahntrow'l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > self-control: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses / impulses.
Synonymsself-denial, self-discipline
NarrowerabstinenceAct or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
asceticism, ascesisrigorous / rigorous self-denial and active self-restraint
mortification(Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yourself)
BroadercontrolThe activity of managing or exerting control over something
Spanishautocontrol, autodisciplina
Catalanautocontrol, autodisciplina
English > self-control: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of resolutely / resolutely controlling your own behavior.
Synonymsself-possession, possession, willpower, will power, self-command, self-will
NarrowernervesControl of your emotions
presence of mindself-control in a crisis
Broaderresoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolutionThe trait of being resolute
Spanishautocontrol, autodominio, fuerza de voluntad
Catalanautocontrol, força de voluntat

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