Definitions for self-restraint
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word 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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Marriage teaches you loyalty, forbearance, self-restraint, meekness, and a great many other things you wouldn't need if you had stayed single.
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.
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.
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.
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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