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Definition of "self-controlled" []

  • Possessing self-control, having mastery of ones own desires. (adjective)

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Use "self-controlled" in a sentence
  • "And along with their tendency to follow rules, it turns out that they are likely to be highly self-controlled and tend to avoid risks."
  • "What cannot be denied is that, by and large, the very largest political demonstrations in Hong Kong are remarkably orderly and self-controlled."
  • "Michael it was, less travelled in the world than Jerry, by nature not so self-controlled, who threw the play-acting of dignity to the wind, and, with shrill whinings of emotion, with body-wrigglings of delight, flashed out his tongue of love and shouldered his brother roughly in eagerness to get near to him."