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self-controlled

adjective uk   /ˌself.kənˈtrəʊld/  us   /-ˈtroʊld/ usually approving
having strong control over your emotions and actions: He's always seemed very self-controlled, so I was amazed by his sudden outburst in the office.
self-control
noun [U] uk   /ˌself.kənˈtrəʊl/  us   /-ˈtroʊl/
C2 It took incredible self-control not to cry out with pain.
Translations of “self-controlled”
in Korean 자제심 있는…
in Arabic مُسَيطِر على نَفسه…
in Portuguese controlado, senhor de si, seguro…
in Catalan serè, equànime…
in Japanese 自制心のある…
in Italian autocontrollato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自製的, 有自我控制能力的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自制的, 有自我控制能力的…
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