Definition of Restraint
self-control or self-discipline
Examples of Restraint in a sentence
Even though she was upset, the irritated mother showed emotional restraint and refused to yell at her children. 🔊
Showing restraint, the police officer refused to get physical with the suspect even though she had pushed him several times. 🔊
Martha wanted to go shopping with her sister, but showed restraint and stuck to her plan of saving and not spending. 🔊
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