Willpower is the strength of your mind and your determination. It is what allows you to resist temptation or to do something that is difficult.

  • She had a lot of willpower and was able to resist the temptation to eat the cake.

  • His willpower was tested when he tried to eat the cake, but he was able to resist.

Definition of willpower


the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior


possession, self-command, self-control, self-possession, self-will, will power

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Example Sentences for willpower

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    It took a great deal of willpower not to sneeze or sniffle.

  • 2

    Fourth the willpower to maintain a blockade.

  • 3

    A Revival and a sense of national willpower.

  • 4

    In this sense, the idea of limited willpower is correct.

  • 5

    He was the symbol of determination, willpower and philanthropy.

  • 6

    That of course requires willpower on the part of the person.

  • 7

    All it need is great willpower and mindset.

  • 8

    The Muktyala Raja was the symbol of determination, willpower and philanthropy.

  • 9

    The greater the user's willpower, the more effective the ring.

  • 10

    Shade will have to go through a test of willpower and strength if he ever wants to see his colony again.