self-control[ self-kuhn-trohl, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-control
Synonyms for self-control
- strength of character
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-CONTROL
The girl's form became rigid as she fought for self-control.
As for Garson, once again the surge of feeling threatened to overwhelm his self-control.
The tender words broke down the last barrier of her self-control.
Renmark stood motionless as a statue, an object lesson in self-control.
Nails biting into her hands in her struggle for self-control, she left the room.
All his self-control was gone now, his face livid, an angry look in his eyes.
Gradually the sobs subsided, with pauses betokening an effort at self-control.
But that he remembered where he was, he might have lost his self-control.
The habit of self-control can be acquired by any individual, in any situation.
Thus both justice and the right of self-control are satisfied in every point.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SELF-CONTROL
- cool head
- even temper
- peace of mind
- presence of mind