Definition of willpower
: energetic determination
Examples of willpower in a sentence
The dessert buffet tested my willpower.
He conquered his drinking problem through sheer willpower.
First Known Use of willpower
WILLPOWER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of willpower for English Language Learners
: the ability to control yourself : strong determination that allows you to do something difficult (such as to lose weight or quit smoking)
WILLPOWER Defined for Kids
Definition of willpower for Students
: strong determination <It takes willpower to get yourself in shape.>
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