Etymology
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self-restraint (n.)

"control imposed on oneself; self-command, self-control," 1754; see self- + restraint. Related: Self-restrained.

updated on April 19, 2022

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Definitions of self-restraint from WordNet

self-restraint (n.)
exhibiting restraint imposed on the self;
Synonyms: temperateness
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