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noun as in abstention

noun as in balance

noun as in temper


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Example Sentences

The dwindling remnants of cohesion and selfcontrol existing before now disappeared completely.

His very steadiness and cool selfcontrol angered McVeigh, who had hoped to see him astonished, indignant, natural.

He wheeled about, his selfcontrol all slipping from him now.

John was fighting for selfcontrol, but he was too wretched and remorseful for rage to have any real sway over him.

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On this page you'll find 611 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to selfcontrol, such as: abstinence, avoidance, self-control, self-denial, self-restraint, and sobriety.

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