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One of the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. A visible attribute of a true Christian life as found in Galatians 5:22-23.
Having command or mastery over, or possession of, one's own behaviour.

"...make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love."

2 Peter 1:5-7
by LoveLight October 27, 2012
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Jul 1 Word of the Day
sending two texts in a row without a reply inbetween.
Rachel: whats up?
Tessa: not to much! hbu?
Tessa: dude, i'm so bored.
Rachel: stop double texting me.
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Something very difficult, yet some people are able to pull it off, and people who aren't able to pull do it are called rapists or sex offenders.
Guy1: Man, those tits were so nice, i broke a sweat trying to keep my self from squeezing them.

Guy2: Man they must have been awesome, good thing you have self-control.
by Celebration2000 October 19, 2007
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Not saying what you're really thinking, despite how emotionally rewarding it would be.
'You managed not to tell your future mother in law what a cunt she was being? Talk about self control.'
by Eremiru September 24, 2009
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To me self control is when you can stop yourself in bad situation and also stop yourself from making the dumbest decisions in life
by Chichi2x November 30, 2019
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When Netflix be callin yo name so hard and you be like "okay"
Self-control is so yesterday.
Totes my goats, giiiiirl
by xXoldhowardXx October 21, 2015
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