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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

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