Conditioning vs Controlling - What's the difference?

conditioning | controlling |

As verbs the difference between conditioning and controlling

is that conditioning is while controlling is .

As a noun conditioning

is the process of modifying a person or animal's behaviour.

As an adjective controlling is

having control over a person or thing.




  • The process of modifying a person or animal's behaviour.
  • Any preparation or training, especially athletic training of the body.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=September 18 , author=Ben Dirs , title=Rugby World Cup 2011: England 41-10 Georgia , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=England's superior conditioning began to show in the final quarter and as the game began to break up, their three-quarters began to stamp their authority on the game. And when Foden went on a mazy run from inside his own 22 and put Ashton in for a long-range try, any threat of an upset was when and truly snuffed out.}}
  • The storage of a material specimen under specified temperature, humidity for a specified time prior to testing.
  • Verb

  • controlling



    (en adjective)
  • Having control over a person or thing.
  • His mother is very controlling .


    * dominant, domineering, manipulative