Origin of restraint
SYNONYMS FOR restraint
Related formso·ver·re·straint, nounpre·re·straint, noun
Examples from the Web for restraint
The restraint is banned according to NYPD regulations but it is not illegal.After No Indictment for Eric Garner Killer, Is NYC the Next Ferguson?|Jacob Siegel|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He would have probably done both in much the same way: with elegance and restraint, yet radically.
Yet responses so far have been muted, with some activists calling for restraint.
Even the provocateurs, it would seem, recognize the need for some restraint.Israelis and Arabs Shaken by the Aftershock of Teen Murders|Miranda Frum|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But an injured Israeli spirit is not one known for restraint.
Attacking the brain, they warp the judgment, and weaken the power of restraint.Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners|B.G. Jefferis
It puts a restraint on me, and it checks the freedom of my movements along the road of life.Foma Gordyeff|Maxim Gorky
With the English which she had, came intention and the restraint which it implies.The Mystery of the Sea|Bram Stoker
It existed merely for the purpose of outward discipline, restraint and correction.Epistle Sermons, Vol. II|Martin Luther
When we three were together he noticed a certain coldness and restraint which he endeavored to banish by cheerful good-humor.Child of a Century, Complete|Alfred de Musset