Self-restraint meaning

sĕlf'rĭ-strānt'
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.

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Self restraint is the ability to control your own emotions and actions.

An example of self restraint is an alcoholic who prevents himself from giving into the temptation to drink.

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Restraint of one's emotions, desires, or inclinations; self-control.
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Restraint imposed on oneself by oneself; self-control.
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Restraint of one's emotions, desires, or inclinations; self-control.
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