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Definition 1: the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for self-control in the sense of this definition

(self-control is a kind of ...) the activity of managing or exerting control over something

"the control of the mob by the police was admirable"

(... is a kind of self-control ) act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite

(... is a kind of self-control ) rigorous self-denial and active self-restraint

(... is a kind of self-control ) (Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yourself)

Definition 2: the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for self-control in the sense of this definition

(self-control is a kind of ...) the trait of being resolute

"his resoluteness carried him through the battle" "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"

(... is a kind of self-control ) control of your emotions

"this kind of tension is not good for my nerves"

(... is a kind of self-control ) self-control in a crisis; ability to say or do the right thing in an emergency

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