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Using up willpower in one area leaves less of it available for any other. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Don't rely just on willpower alone. The Sun (2016)Be firm that you can't trust him to rely on willpower alone. The Sun (2016)One more try could get a precious ambition moving as Mars in your sign doubles your willpower and energy. The Sun (2016)Now Mars races through your personality chart you have so much extra energy, willpower and confidence. The Sun (2016)You will have the exciting forward-looking ideas, energy and willpower that make you a natural boss now the sun goes deeper into your sign. The Sun (2016)Most people use their willpower many times a day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is a test of willpower more than ability. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You have the smart ideas plus the energy and willpower to turn them into action. The Sun (2008)We cannot fight temptation with sheer willpower. Christianity Today (2000)You have the willpower and determination to get big plans up and running. The Sun (2010)But nor can you acquire it by willpower alone. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your willpower stays strong too and a project you care about is starred for success. The Sun (2009)You need to find the willpower to end this affair. The Sun (2008)What they all insist on is that you must exercise your willpower. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You have the mix of energy and willpower to make a lasting commitment to fitness plans. The Sun (2009)Can you make yourself into a star with sheer willpower? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your willpower is strong and you turn a project you care about into a winner. The Sun (2010)You find the willpower to make the switch to a healthier lifestyle. The Sun (2009)Your mind is made up and your willpower is strong. The Sun (2008) Find your own willpower and use it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Mars gives you the energy and willpower to keep going with a project and turn it into a success. The Sun (2010) Use your willpower: treat this new eating regimen like army drill or marathon training. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The part of our brain that imposes willpower uses a lot of glucose, according to research. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Symphonies - for sheer willpower and rising above adversity. The Sun (2009)Support from the free local classes means you're up to four times more likely to quit successfully than by using willpower alone. The Sun (2013)It's up to you to exercise your willpower and say "No thank you! Bad Food Britain (2006)For example, to get benefits from education takes effort and willpower, whereas the benefits of sleep come without conscious effort. The Sun (2013)I'd lost all willpower, all ability to do anything but cry. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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British English: willpower /ˈwɪlˌpaʊə/ NOUN
Willpower is a very strong determination to do something.
I couldn't go on a diet. I don't have the willpower.
- American English: willpower
- Arabic: قُوَّةُ الإرَادَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: força de vontade
- Chinese: 毅力
- Croatian: snaga volje
- Czech: síla vůle
- Danish: viljestyrke
- Dutch: wilskracht
- European Spanish: fuerza de voluntad
- Finnish: tahdonvoima
- French: force de volonté
- German: Willenskraft
- Greek: δύναμη θέλησης
- Italian: forza di volontà
- Japanese: 意志の力
- Korean: 의지력
- Norwegian: viljestyrke
- Polish: siła woli
- European Portuguese: força de vontade
- Romanian: voință
- Russian: сила воли
- Spanish: fuerza de voluntad
- Swedish: viljestyrka
- Thai: ความตั้งใจและความมีวินัยที่นำตัวเองไปสู่ความสำเร็จ
- Turkish: irade
- Ukrainian: сила волі
- Vietnamese: sức mạnh ý chí
Definition of willpower from the Collins English Dictionary
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