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self-control

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  • nounwillpower over one's actions
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Synonyms for self-control

noun willpower over one's actions
  • dignity
  • discretion
  • poise
  • restraint
  • reticence
  • self-discipline
  • sobriety
  • stoicism
  • abstemiousness
  • aplomb
  • balance
  • constraint
  • discipline
  • repression
  • reserve
  • self-government
  • stability
  • self-constraint
  • strength of character

Antonyms for self-control

  • instability
  • agitation
  • rashness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to self-control

abstention

noun. refraining
  • abstaining
  • abstinence
  • avoidance
  • non-indulgence
  • self-control
  • self-denial
  • self-restraint
  • sobriety

abstinence

noun. restraint from desires, especially physical desires

balance

noun. composure

composure

noun. calmness, collectedness

continence

noun. self-restraint

discipline

noun. regimen, training
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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