will power


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will·pow·er

or will pow·er  (wĭl′pou′ər)
n.
The strength of will to carry out one's decisions, wishes, or plans.
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Noun1.will power - the trait of resolutely controlling your own behaviorwill power - 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
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WILL POWER: Head of Blythe Liggins' private client department Donald Hunter (left) presents the cheque to League of Friends co-ordinator Kay Wootten and League of Friends chairman Roy Joyner.