self-restraint


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self-restraint

(sĕlf′rĭ-strānt′)
n.
Restraint of one's emotions, desires, or inclinations; self-control.
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Nothing is more remarkable, in its way, than the sound common-sense and admirable self-restraint exhibited by the youth of the present time when confronted by an emergency in which their own interests are concerned.
Carey looked at him with startled eyes, and then, used to self-restraint, she poured out another cup of tea for his uncle.
The political parties and the candidates have been requested to follow the provisions of law and exercise self-restraint so that the poll is held in an orderly and peaceful manner on the March 4.
We have been reminding our police officers to exercise self-restraint,' Duterte said.
In the ancient books of the subcontinent we find sages not only stressing the need for self-restraint but also delineating the manners in which it can be exercised in day to day life.
Self-restraint is the best measure to avoid being a victim of gold theft.
Asking the media to exercise self-restraint, the Vice-President said if the control is from without, it would prove more dangerous.
by ONA The Sultanate called upon all the warring parties in Yemen to exercise self-restraint and avoid escalation.
The Iranian foreign minister urged Riyadh and Doha governments to exercise self-restraint, saying, "Coercion is never the solution.
During their 30-minute telephone talks, Abe and Trump agreed to strongly demand North Korea exercise self-restraint, according to the premier.
Throughout their careers, both chefs have flown under the radar, prioritizing zealous self-restraint at the stove and on the plate over impatience and prestige.
This study aimed to explore the distress, psychosomatic and self-restraint condition among staff nurses in four district of Kerala.