self-discipline

[ self-dis-uh-plin, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈdɪs ə plɪn, ˈsɛlf- /

noun

discipline and training of oneself, usually for improvement: Acquiring the habit of promptness requires self-discipline.

QUIZZES

IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?

Cactus aficionados, don't get left in the dust with this quiz on desert plants. Find out if you have the knowledge to survive this prickly foray into the desert!
Question 1 of 7
This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?

Origin of self-discipline

First recorded in 1830–40

OTHER WORDS FROM self-discipline

self-disciplined, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for self-discipline

British Dictionary definitions for self-discipline

self-discipline

noun

the act of disciplining or power to discipline one's own feelings, desires, etc, esp with the intention of improving oneself

Derived forms of self-discipline

self-disciplined, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012