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Noun self-control has 2 senses
- self-denial, self-discipline, self-control - the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses
--1 is a kind of control
--1 has particulars: abstinence; asceticism, ascesis; mortification
- self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, self-command, self-will - the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior
--2 is a kind of resoluteness, firmness, resolve, resolution
--2 has particulars: nerves; presence of mind