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self-control

[self-kuh n-trohl, self-] /ˈsɛlf kənˈtroʊl, ˌsɛlf-/
noun
1.
control or restraint of oneself or one's actions, feelings, etc.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15
Related forms
self-controlled, adjective
self-controlling, adjective
Synonyms
self-discipline, self-restraint, willpower, levelheadedness.
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British Dictionary definitions for self-controlled

self-control

noun
1.
the ability to exercise restraint or control over one's feelings, emotions, reactions, etc
Derived Forms
self-controlled, adjective
self-controlling, adjective
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Word Origin and History for self-controlled
self-control
1711, from self + control (q.v.). Coined by Eng. moral philosopher Anthony Ashley Cooper Shaftesbury (1671-1713).
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self-controlled in Medicine

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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