self-restraining

[ self-ri-streynt, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-restraining

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The arrogant spending instinct had gained upon the moderating and self-restraining instinct.

He had sat by Maria day after day, wiping the cold dampness from her forehead and watching her self-restraining pride.

With the multitude, self-restraining meekness under provocation is a virtue which stands quite low in the catalogue.

WORD ORIGIN

1754, from self- + restraint.

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