self-restrained

[ self-ri-streynt, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-restrained
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Erica was thankful to have the last sight of him thus calm and strong and self-restrained.

If he is loud and presumptuous, I must be soft-mannered and self-restrained.

And so, if you are children of the day, be self-restrained in your dealings with the darkness.

His mien was either courteous, or humble and self-restrained.

It was strong, long-suffering, sympathetic, and self-restrained.

That determined, self-restrained expression could mean nothing else.

Even the self-restrained Dolores could not repress an exclamation of surprise.

Desdemona; woman of the North; modest, tender, self-restrained.

But McClellan had been too self-restrained in his obedience.

The man was too proud and self-restrained to betray these depths even to those nearest and dearest to him.

WORD ORIGIN

1754, from self- + restraint.

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