will power

noun
control of one's impulses and actions; self-control.
Also, willpower.


Origin:
1870–75

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will to power

noun
(in the philosophy of Nietzsche) the self-assertive creative drive in all individuals, regarded as the supreme quality of the superman.

Origin:
1895–1900

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Example sentences
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The city still has not decided where it will store and maintain the vehicles,
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The biofuels or batteries that will power cars in the alternative future should
  beat petrol at today's prices.
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