self-control

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self-con·trol

(sĕlf′kən-trōl′)
n.
Control of one's emotions, desires, or actions by one's own will.

self′-con·trolled′ adj.

self-control

n
the ability to exercise restraint or control over one's feelings, emotions, reactions, etc
ˌself-conˈtrolled adj
ˌself-conˈtrolling adj

self′-control′



n.
restraint of oneself or one's actions, feelings, etc.
[1705–15]
self′-controlled′, adj.
self′-control′ling, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-control - the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
abstinence - act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
ascesis, asceticism - rigorous self-denial and active self-restraint
mortification - (Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yourself)
2.self-control - the trait of resolutely controlling your own behaviorself-control - the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior
firmness of purpose, resoluteness, resolve, firmness, resolution - the trait of being resolute; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
nerves - control of your emotions; "this kind of tension is not good for my nerves"
presence of mind - self-control in a crisis; ability to say or do the right thing in an emergency

self-control

noun willpower, restraint, self-discipline, cool, coolness, calmness, self-restraint, self-mastery, strength of mind or will I began to wish I'd shown more self-control.
Quotations
"He that would govern others, first should be"
"The master of himself" [Philip Massinger The Bondman]

self-control

noun
The keeping of one's thoughts and emotions to oneself:
Translations

self-control

[ˌselfkənˈtrəʊl] Ndominio m de sí mismo, autocontrol m
to exercise one's self-controlcontenerse, dominarse
to lose one's self-controlno poder contenerse or dominarse

self-control

[ˌsɛlfkənˈtrəʊl] self-restraint [ˌsɛlfrɪˈstreɪnt] nself-control m inv, autocontrollo, padronanza di sé

self-control

(selfkənˈtroul) noun
control of oneself, one's emotions and impulses. He behaved with admirable self-control although he was very angry.

self-control

ضَبْطُ النَّفْس sebeovládání selvkontrol Selbstbeherrschung αυτοέλεγχος autocontrol itsehillintä sang-froid samokontrola autocontrollo 自制 자제 zelfbeheersing selvkontroll samokontrola autocontrole, autocontrolo самообладание självbehärskning การข่มใจตัวเอง özkontrol sự tự chủ 自我控制

self-control

n autocontrol m, control m de los propios impulsos y reacciones
References in classic literature ?
Tess was woman enough to realize from their avowals to herself that Angel Clare had the honour of all the dairymaids in his keeping, and her perception of his care to avoid compromising the happiness of either in the least degree bred a tender respect in Tess for what she deemed, rightly or wrongly, the self-controlling sense of duty shown by him, a quality which she had never expected to find in one of the opposite sex, and in the absence of which more than one of the simple hearts who were his house-mates might have gone weeping on her pilgrimage.
Pasandided began his speech by referring to a research on the ability to anticipate or self-controlling in order to consider researching as one of the success factors in artistic works.
Melbourne, May 27 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that your partner's self-controlling behaviour can influence your decision making process.