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Origin of self-control
OTHER WORDS FROM self-controlself-con·trolled, adjectiveself-con·trol·ling, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for self-control
We see detoxing as a path to transcendence, a symbol of modern urban virtue and self-transformation through abstinence.
Stephanie Giorgio, a classical musician, credits The Class for helping her cope with anxiety, focus, fear, and self-doubt.
For someone with anorexia, self-starvation makes them feel better.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I went into the audition as Fericito, the Venezuelan percussionist, and then I did a self-defense expert.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
From there we took the train to Nice, France, but the French border control caught us and sent us back to Italy.
Solely over one man therein thou hast quite absolute control.
Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.Children's Ways|James Sully
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?