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self-mastery

[self-mas-tuh-ree, -mah-stuh-, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈmæs tə ri, -ˈmɑ stə-, ˈsɛlf-/
noun
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • He must, by custom and repeated exercise of self-mastery, get his nerves thoroughly under control.
  • Those that see self-mastery as a journey and not a means to an end, measure success and reward on a different scale.
  • Researchers will also explore maternal levels of depression, parenting stress, and maternal self-mastery and self-sufficiency.

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