self-controlled

[ self-kuhn-trohl, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-controlled
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He must be patient and self-controlled; he must not be easily run away with.

He was God-fearing, he was just in all his dealings, sound of soul and self-controlled.

We are self-controlled man and woman, not impulsive boy and girl.

I will be self-controlled and docile as I have been these long, long months.

Be silent until the "sweet by and by," when you will be calm, rested, and self-controlled.

What had come to Jacinth, so quiet and self-controlled as she usually was?

Each one must learn to be patient, brave, and self-controlled.

No, you English, you who are so self-controlled, you are not going seriously to defend that!

That modesty is meant to help her to be self-controlled, and to help him to be so too.

He was having a rage, and yet he was so self-controlled that he knew he could stop at any moment.

WORD ORIGIN

1711, from self- + control (n.). Coined by English moral philosopher Anthony Ashley Cooper Shaftesbury (1671-1713).

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