self-restraint Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “self-restraint” in the English Dictionary

"self-restraint" in American English

See all translations

self-restraintnoun [U]

us   /ˈself·rɪˈstreɪnt/
control over your emotions and actions; self-control: You need to exercise a little self-restraint.
(Definition of self-restraint from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-restraint”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自制…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自製…
What is the pronunciation of self-restraint?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

shade

to prevent direct light from shining on something

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More