Definition of self-command in English:

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The ability to control one’s emotions; self-control.
Example sentences
  • These psychological terms seem to be neutral descriptors of inner states or behavioral capacities, but the self-command that they connote is tied directly to concepts of character strength.
  • In my opinion self-command for Smith is much more complex than simple self-control.
  • Invincible when events ran their way, they could not summon the self-command to rally when the sky began to rain.

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Syllabification: self-com·mand

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