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“There was no harm in his saying it,” she replied, with great self-constraint, forcing herself to speak coldly instead of angrily.

The fact is, he has overestimated the strength of his own powers of self-constraint.

He sat down with visible self-constraint when Charmian invited him to do so.

There were no sickness, no straggling, nor feelings of self-constraint.

He endeavours to maintain in her presence that self-constraint she had enjoined.


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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-constraint, such as: dignity, discretion, poise, restraint, reticence, and self-discipline.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.