Definitions for self-restraint

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. restraint imposed on one by oneself; self-control.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. self-restraint, temperateness(noun)

    exhibiting restraint imposed on the self

    "an effective temperateness in debate"


  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


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