Definition of 'self-discipline'

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Synonyms of "self-discipline"
Synonyms of "self-discipline"
French Translation of "self-discipline"
French Translation of "self-discipline"
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Word of the day : lehua
Word of the day : lehua
Spanish Translation of "self-discipline"
Spanish Translation of "self-discipline"
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Example sentences containing '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. Peter F. Drucker 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. Bloom, Carol & Gitter, Andrea (contributor) & Gutwill, Susan (contributor) & Kogel, Laura (contributor) & Zaphiropoulos, Lela (contributor) 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. Peter F. Drucker 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. Lutzner, Dr Helmut 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. French, Barbara 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. Herman, Judith Lewis Trauma and Recovery (1992)Yet at the same time I want them to learn self-discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

Trends of 'self-discipline'

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


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