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willpower

noun will·pow·er \ˈwil-ˌpa(-ə)r\

: the ability to control yourself : strong determination that allows you to do something difficult (such as to lose weight or quit smoking)

Full Definition of WILLPOWER

:  energetic determination

Examples of WILLPOWER

  1. The dessert buffet tested my willpower.
  2. He conquered his drinking problem through sheer willpower.

First Known Use of WILLPOWER

1858
WILLPOWER Defined for Kids

willpower

noun will·pow·er \ˈwil-ˌpa-ər\

Definition of WILLPOWER for Kids

:  strong determination <It takes willpower to get yourself in shape.>

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