Self-control - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |self kənˈtrəʊl|  American pronunciation of the word self-control
Brit.  |ˌselfkənˈtrəʊl|  British pronunciation of the word self-control


- the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses (syn: self-denial, self-discipline)
- the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior (syn: possession, self-command, self-possession, self-will, willpower)

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Small children can't be expected to have the same self-control (=ability to control their emotions and behaviour) as an adult.

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