noun self–con·trol \-kən-ˈtrōl\

: control over your feelings or actions

Full Definition of SELF-CONTROL

:  restraint exercised over one's own impulses, emotions, or desires
self–con·trolled \-ˈtrōld\ adjective

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noun self–con·trol \ˌself-kən-ˈtrōl\

Definition of SELF-CONTROL for Kids

:  someone's control over his or her own impulses, emotions, or actions <I spent my limit. And I walked away with total self-control. — Jack Gantos, Joey Pigza Loses Control>


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