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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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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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When Netflix be callin yo name so hard and you be like "okay"
Self-control is so yesterday.
Totes my goats, giiiiirl
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Being able to retain ownership of the remote in a large family is known as having self control.
He can watch anything he wants, anytime he wants regardless of how many others would rather be watching something different. Now that's what I call self control.
by ORD ELLIS September 05, 2007
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