self-restraint love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Restraint of one's emotions, desires, or inclinations; self-control.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Self-control, control over one's emotions, passions and actions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Restraint over one's self; self-control; self-command.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Restraint or control imposed on one's self; self-command; self-control.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. exhibiting restraint imposed on the self

Etymologies

self- +‎ restraint (Wiktionary)

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