HyperDic: self-discipline

English > 2 senses of the word self-discipline:
NOUNattributeself-discipline, self-denialthe trait of practicing self discipline
actself-discipline, self-denial, self-controlthe act of denying yourself
English > self-discipline: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of practicing self discipline.
Narrowerabstinence, abstentionThe trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)
austerity, asceticism, nonindulgenceThe trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
continence, continencyThe exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
BroaderdisciplineThe trait of being well behaved
Spanishabnegación, autodisciplina
Catalanabnegació, autodisciplina
English > self-discipline: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses / impulses.
Synonymsself-denial, self-control
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

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