Definitions for self-restraint

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. self-restraint, temperateness(noun)

    exhibiting restraint imposed on the self

    "an effective temperateness in debate"

Wiktionary

  1. self-restraint(Noun)

    Self-control, control over one's emotions, passions and actions.

    His lack of self-restraint led to several ugly scenes of debauchery and violent outburst.

  2. Origin: self + restraint

Webster Dictionary

  1. Self-restraint(noun)

    restraint over one's self; self-control; self-command

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-restraint in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-restraint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jimmy Townsend:

    Marriage teaches you loyalty, forbearance, self-restraint, meekness, and a great many other things you wouldn't need if you had stayed single.

  2. Author Unknown:

    The best leader is the one who has the sense to surround himself with outstanding people and self-restraint not to meddle with how they do their jobs.

  3. Theodore Roosevelt:

    The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

  4. Theodore Roosevelt:

    The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

    It took me twenty years of studied self-restraint, aided by the natural decay of my faculties, to make myself dull enough to be accepted as a serious person by the British public.

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