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Definition 1: exhibiting restraint imposed on the self - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where self-restraint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an effective temperateness in debate

Synonyms for self-restraint in the sense of this definition

(self-restraint is a kind of ...) discipline in personal and social activities

"he was a model of polite restraint" "she never lost control of herself"

(... is a kind of self-restraint ) self-restraint in the expression of emotion (especially fear or grief)

"the British like to keep a stiff upper lip"

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