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self-control

self-con·trol

self-control

 
pronunciation:
self kn trol
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part of speech: noun
definition: restraint or control of one's emotions or behavior.
synonyms:
continence, moderation, possession, self-possession, temperance
antonyms:
abandon, indulgence, self-indulgence
similar words:
abstention, balance, calm, composure, equilibrium, forbearance, imperturbability, patience, restraint, steadiness, will, will power
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derivations: self-controlled (adj.), self-controlling (adj.)
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