self-restraint[ self-ri-streynt, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-restraint
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-RESTRAINT
In no duty towards others is there more need of reticence and self-restraint.
Only by the exercise of a self-restraint which at first seems brutal can life be endured there.
And yet I could not help wondering at his natural temperance and self-restraint and manliness.
Mary was proud of him, proud of his courage and self-restraint.
Courage, then, and self-restraint; and thus we shall foil their aims.
The hunting of the one is carried on with self-restraint, of the others with effrontery.
His powers of self-restraint were great, but he had reached their limit.
I was happy in her gratitude and in my powers of self-restraint.
The necessity of prudence had exasperated his self-restraint.
The self-restraint was at an end: his psychology must have its way.
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