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English definition of “self-discipline”

self-discipline

noun [U] uk   /ˌselfˈdɪs.ɪ.plɪn/ approving us  
C2 the ability to make yourself do things you know you should do even when you do not want to: You need a lot of self-discipline when you're doing research work on your own.Self-control and moderation
self-disciplined
adjective uk   /ˌselfˈdɪs.ɪ.plɪnd/ us  
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