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/ˌsɛlfˈdɪs ə plɪn, ˈsɛlf-/
discipline and training of oneself, usually for improvement:
Acquiring the habit of promptness requires self-discipline.
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Willpower is something that you cultivate over the years, by regular exercise and
is what provides the cause, not education.
They don't have enough backbone and
to quit looting the kitty.
The two years of courtship and marriage that followed mark the first return to
But this structure also means candidates need a lot of
can be counter-productive if your company doesn't embrace it.
He has never given a press interview-proof, some say, of his great
And life would be duller if every reckless spirit could outsource
to the state.
What ever happened to having the
to eat and drink only what one's body needs.
is the ability to set a realistic goal or make a plan-then stick with it.
British Dictionary definitions for
the act of disciplining or power to discipline one's own feelings, desires, etc, esp with the intention of improving oneself
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