Self-restrained
Self-restrained Self`-re*strained", a. Restrained by one's self or itself; restrained by one's own power or will. [1913 Webster]

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  • self-restrained — self restrainedˈ adjective Restrained by one s own will • • • Main Entry: ↑self …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-restrained — self restraint ► NOUN ▪ self control. DERIVATIVES self restrained adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • self-restrained — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Tending to keep one s thoughts and emotions to oneself: controlled, inhibited, noncommittal, reserved, restrained, self controlled. See RESTRAINT …   English dictionary for students

  • self-restrained — Synonyms and related words: assured, balanced, collected, composed, confident, controlled, equanimous, equilibrious, firm minded, forward, importunate, independent, levelheaded, poised, pushy, recollected, self asserting, self assertive, self… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-restraint — self restrained, adj. self restraining, adj. /self ri straynt , self /, n. restraint imposed on one by oneself; self control. [1765 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-restraint — self′ restraint′ n. restraint imposed on one by oneself; self control • Etymology: 1765–75 self′ restrained′, adj. self′ restrain′ing, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • self-restraint — [self′ri strānt′] n. restraint imposed on oneself by oneself; self control self restrained adj …   English World dictionary

  • self-restraint — ► NOUN ▪ self control. DERIVATIVES self restrained adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • restrained — adjective 1) Julie was quite restrained Syn: self controlled, self restrained, not given to excesses, sober, steady, unemotional, undemonstrative 2) restrained elegance Syn: muted, soft, discreet, subtle …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • self-controlled — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, accepting, armed with patience, assured, automated, automatic, automatous, balanced, collected, composed, confident, controlled, cybernated, disciplined, endurant, enduring, equanimous, equilibrious, firm… …   Moby Thesaurus

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