Definitions for self-restraint
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
restraint imposed on one by oneself; self-control.
Origin of self-restraint:
exhibiting restraint imposed on the self
"an effective temperateness in debate"
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.
Origin: self + restraint
restraint over one's self; self-control; self-command
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