self-controlled

self-control

[self-kuhn-trohl, self-]
noun
control or restraint of oneself or one's actions, feelings, etc.

Origin:
1705–15

self-controlled, adjective
self-controlling, adjective


self-discipline, self-restraint, willpower, levelheadedness.
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self-control
 
n
the ability to exercise restraint or control over one's feelings, emotions, reactions, etc
 
self-con'trolled
 
adj
 
self-con'trolling
 
adj

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self-control
1711, from self + control (q.v.). Coined by Eng. moral philosopher Anthony Ashley Cooper Shaftesbury (1671-1713).
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self-control self-con·trol (sělf'kən-trōl')
n.
control of one's emotions, desires, or actions by one's own will.

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