force oneself

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of force oneself

:to make a great effort
  • I really have to force myself to get up and go to work these days.

Word by Word Definitions

force play
  1. : strength or energy exerted or brought to bear : cause of motion or change : active power

  2. used with a number to indicate the strength of the wind according to the Beaufort scale

  3. : moral or mental strength

  1. : to do violence to

  2. : to compel by physical, moral, or intellectual means

  3. : to make or cause especially through natural or logical necessity

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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