self-discipline

noun self-dis·ci·pline \ ˌself-ˈdi-sə-plən \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of self-discipline

: correction or regulation of oneself for the sake of improvement

SELF-DISCIPLINE Defined for English Language Learners

self-discipline

Definition of self-discipline for English Language Learners

  • : the ability to make yourself do things that should be done



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up self-discipline? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to beat or defeat soundly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Test Your Emoji Exceptionalism

  • test-your-emoji-exceptionalism-written-with-a-lot-of-emoji
  • What is this emoji intended to represent: 🤳
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!