self-command

[self-kuh-mand, -mahnd, self-]
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Origin of self-command

First recorded in 1690–1700
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Contemporary Examples of self-command

  • If you are upset, you will lack the self-command to hear opposing views, without which you cannot even stand wisely on your own.

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British Dictionary definitions for self-command

self-command

noun
  1. another term for self-control
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