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Training and control of oneself and one's conduct, usually for personal improvement.
the act of disciplining or power to discipline one's own feelings, desires, etc, esp with the intention of improving oneself
discipline and training of oneself, usu. for improvement.
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|Noun||1.||self-discipline - the trait of practicing self discipline|
discipline - the trait of being well behaved; "he insisted on discipline among the troops"
austerity, nonindulgence, asceticism - the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
|2.||self-discipline - 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
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)