Etymology
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self-discipline (n.)

"ability to restrain or guide or control oneself," 1690s; see self- + discipline (n.). Related: Self-disciplined.

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Definitions of self-discipline

self-discipline (n.)
the trait of practicing self discipline;
Synonyms: self-denial
self-discipline (n.)
the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses;
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