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self-discipline

[self-dis-uh-plin, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈdɪs ə plɪn, ˈsɛlf-/
noun
1.
discipline and training of oneself, usually for improvement:
Acquiring the habit of promptness requires self-discipline.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
Related forms
self-disciplined, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for self discipline

self-discipline

noun
1.
the act of disciplining or power to discipline one's own feelings, desires, etc, esp with the intention of improving oneself
Derived Forms
self-disciplined, adjective
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Word Origin and History for self discipline

self-discipline

n.

also self discipline, 1796, from self- + discipline (n.). Related: Self-disciplined.

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