Willpower - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪlˌpɑʊər|  American pronunciation of the word willpower
Brit.  |ˈwɪlpaʊər|  British pronunciation of the word willpower

noun

- the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior (syn: possession, self-command, self-control, self-possession, self-will)

Examples

The dessert buffet tested my willpower.

He conquered his drinking problem through sheer willpower.

It took all his willpower to remain calm.

Do you have the willpower to stick to the diet?

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