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Definition of "self-restrained" []

  • Restrained by one's self or itself; restrained by one's own power or will. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "self-restrained" in a sentence
  • "Brooks' latest a-pox-on-our-whole-culture column reflects his ongoing need to think of himself as a thoughtful, modest, self-restrained conservative of the classical type."
  • "David Brooks latest a-pox-on-our-whole-culture column reflects his ongoing need to think of himself as a thoughtful, self-restrained conservative."
  • "Unless they are trained (and/or self-restrained) to better deal with situations, relations between the police and everyone, not just blacks and Hispanics, will be less than ideal."