self-discipline


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self-dis·ci·pline

(sĕlf′dĭs′ə-plĭn)
n.
Training and control of oneself and one's conduct, usually for personal improvement.

self-discipline

n
the act of disciplining or power to discipline one's own feelings, desires, etc, esp with the intention of improving oneself
ˌself-ˈdisciplined adj

self`-dis′cipline



n.
discipline and training of oneself, usu. for improvement.
[1830–40]
self`-dis′ciplined, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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)
abstention, abstinence - the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)
continence, continency - the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
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
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)

self-discipline

noun willpower, resolve, determination, drive, resolution, grit, self-control, single-mindedness, fixity of purpose, firmness of purpose or will, force or strength of will Exercising at home requires a tremendous amount of self-discipline.
Translations

self-discipline

[ˌselfˈdɪsɪplɪn] Nautodisciplina f

self-discipline

[ˌsɛlfˈdɪsɪplɪn] nautodisciplina

self-discipline

ضَبْطُ النَّفْس sebekázeň selvdisciplin Selbstdisziplin αυτοπειθαρχία autodisciplina itsekuri autodiscipline samodisciplina autodisciplina 自己訓練 자기 수양 zelfdiscipline selvdisiplin samodyscyplina autodomínio самодисциплина självdisciplin การทำให้มีระเบียบวินัย özdisiplin việc tự kỷ luật 自我约束

self-discipline

n autodisciplina
References in classic literature ?
But her vagrant mind must be reduced to order: there was an art in self-discipline; and she walked round and round the brown library considering by what sort of manoeuvre she could arrest her wandering thoughts.
Being accustomed to self-discipline, I accomplished the sacrifice.
Olarewaju noted that most successful people in the world had always attributed their successes to self-discipline and determination.
"See the wise and think, see no good and introspection." (Confucius, Spring and Autumn Period) This sentence describes the process of learning and self-discipline through exemplary characters.
In reply to a question, he said: "I believe citizens will obey rules and will not litter the streets and maintain self-discipline. If the people show self-discipline, then the Municipal Corporation (MC) does not require to penalise anyone." (ANI)
5 BETTER SELF-DISCIPLINE PRACTISING requires rigour.
Yes, self-discipline, the ability to control your own behaviours.
Self-discipline, which is the ability to control one's feelings and overcome one's weaknesses, is a mark of a civilized society and, more importantly, the underpinning of a great nation.
While the Satellite Broadcasting Act already included clauses about media self-discipline and unfair reporting, the Radio and Television Act did not, the Central News Agency reported.
T his country needed a fresh start, and self-discipline should start from the top.
Throughout the discussion of the 21 ideas, Tracy advocates consistently for self-discipline, proven methods of working in business, and "asking your way" to success.