Definition of 'self-discipline'
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He rowed for the college and learnt about self-discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It imposes a need for individual self-discipline and practice. Times, Sunday Times (2011)No workforce respects a boss who lacks self-discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My lack of self-discipline would have let me down. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was that he lacked all self-discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How many more chances does she need before she realises that a lot of the help she needs is self-discipline? The Sun (2015)Hard work and self-discipline are required. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It makes tremendous demands on self-discipline. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)You need much more self-discipline if you go for an overdraft that lets you borrow the full amount in the first year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the end, moderation and self-discipline and restraint worked. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The food industry calls for hedonism, but the diet industry requires intense self-discipline. Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)It's a lonely process that requires great self-discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Above all, it requires tremendous self-discipline throughout the entire managerial group. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)As things stand, they are prone to portraying themselves as victims of a lack of self-discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It requires a great deal of self-discipline, courage and the ability to come to terms with yourself. Successful Fasting -the easy way to cleanse your body of its poisons (1990)It smacked of a lack of self-discipline the like of which England are always preaching the need for. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Imagination, effort and a lot of self-discipline are needed to keep fighting back on the road to recovery. Coping with Bulimia (1987)The self-discipline learned in the early stages of recovery can now be joined to the survivor's capacities for imagination and play. Trauma and Recovery (1992)Yet at the same time I want them to learn self-discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Used Rarely. self-discipline is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'self-discipline'
British English: self-discipline /ˈsɛlfˈdɪsɪplɪn/ NOUN
Self-discipline is the ability to control yourself and to make yourself work hard or behave in a particular way without needing anyone else to tell you what to do.
Exercising at home alone requires a tremendous amount of self-discipline.
- American English: self-discipline
- Arabic: ضَبْطُ النَّفْس
- Brazilian Portuguese: autodomínio
- Chinese: 自我约束
- Croatian: samodisciplina
- Czech: sebekázeň
- Danish: selvdisciplin
- Dutch: zelfdiscipline
- European Spanish: autodisciplina
- Finnish: itsekuri
- French: autodiscipline
- German: Selbstdisziplin
- Greek: αυτοπειθαρχία
- Italian: autodisciplina
- Japanese: 自己訓練
- Korean: 자기 수양
- Norwegian: selvdisiplin
- Polish: samodyscyplina
- European Portuguese: autodomínio
- Romanian: autodisciplină
- Russian: самодисциплина
- Spanish: autodisciplina
- Swedish: självdisciplin
- Thai: การทำให้มีระเบียบวินัย
- Turkish: özdisiplin
- Ukrainian: організованість
- Vietnamese: việc tự kỷ luật
Definition of self-discipline from the Collins English Dictionary
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