Restraint in a Sentence  🔊

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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