Self-command

  • 1 Self-command — Self com*mand , n. Control over one s own feelings, temper, etc.; self control. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 self-command — [self′kə mand′] n. SELF CONTROL …

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  • 3 self-command — self′ command′ n. self control • Etymology: 1690–1700 …

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  • 4 self-command — index composure, continence, discipline (obedience) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 self-command — /self keuh mand , mahnd , self /, n. self control. [1690 1700] * * * …

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  • 6 self-command — /sɛlf kəˈmænd/ (say self kuh mand), / ˈmand/ (say mahnd) noun self control …

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  • 7 self command — self rule, autonomy …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 self-command — Synonyms and related words: aplomb, assurance, balance, composure, confidence, constraint, control, discipline, equability, equanimity, equilibrium, independence, level head, levelheadedness, poise, possession, presence of mind, restraint, self… …

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  • 9 self-command — n. Self control, self government, self possession, equanimity …

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  • 10 self-command — n. = SELF CONTROL …

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  • 11 self-command — noun The conscious control of ones own behaviour …

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  • 12 Self-government — Self gov ern*ment, n. 1. The act of governing one s self, or the state of being governed by one s self; self control; self command. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, government of a community, state, or nation by the joint action of the mass of people… …

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  • 13 self-contained — [self′kən tānd′] adj. 1. keeping one s affairs to oneself; reserved 2. showing self command or self control 3. having all working parts, complete with motive power, in an enclosed unit: said of machinery 4. having within oneself or itself all… …

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  • 14 Self-control — Self con*trol , n. Control of one s self; restraint exercised over one s self; self command. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Self-restraint — Self re*straint , n. Restraint over one s self; self control; self command. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 self-gov|ern|ment — «SEHLF GUHV uhrn muhnt, uhr », noun. 1. a) government of a group by its own members: »We have self government through our elected representatives. b) the state of having such a government. 2. government, as of one s actions or affairs, by oneself …

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  • 17 self-possession — [self′pə zesh′ən] n. full possession or control of one s feelings, actions, etc.; self command; composure SYN. CONFIDENCE self possessed adj …

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  • 18 Self-possession — Self pos*ses sion, n. The possession of one s powers; calmness; self command; presence of mind; composure. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 self-pos|ses|sion — «SEHLF puh ZEHSH uhn», noun. control of one s feelings and actions; self command; composure; calmness: »Their quiet self possession and dignified ease impressed me pleasurably (Samuel Butler). SYNONYM(S): equanimity, imperturbability …

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  • 20 self-denial — Synonyms and related words: Albigensianism, Catharism, Franciscanism, Sabbatarianism, Trappism, Waldensianism, Yoga, abnegation, abstaining, abstemiousness, abstention, abstinence, altruism, anchoritic monasticism, anchoritism, aplomb, asceticism …

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