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Noun: self-control  self kun'trówl
  1. The act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses
    - self-denial, self-discipline
  2. The trait of resolutely controlling your own behaviour
    - self-possession, possession, willpower, will power, self-command, self-will

Derived forms: self-controls

Type of: control, firmness, firmness of purpose, resoluteness, resolution, resolve

Encyclopedia: Self-control