OTHER WORDS FOR restraint
Origin of restraint
OTHER WORDS FROM restrainto·ver·re·straint, nounpre·re·straint, noun
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How to use restraint in a sentence
They placed him in restraints and took him to the Central Jail in downtown San Diego.Longtime Sheriff’s Employee Contradicts Official Account of Jail Death|Kelly Davis|September 3, 2020|Voice of San Diego
When Romeo observed how the animals reacted to extended periods of stress — 30 minutes of restraint each day for seven days — the pattern was different.
After the animals were released from the restraints, stress hormones surged higher in young rats than in adults.
The rats endured the 30-minute restraint each day for seven days.
It’s navigating the balance between amazing graphics and technical restraints and finding a way to design within these limits.Epic Games’ Insane Video Game Graphics Demo Explained in Simple Terms|Aaron Frank|May 24, 2020|Singularity Hub
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
The giant bear flicked his ears and, with unmistakable restraint, swung away and disappeared into the trees.
He would have probably done both in much the same way: with elegance and restraint, yet radically.
The scene is written with a matter-of-fact restraint that lends it great power.Nigeria’s Larger-Than-Life Nobel Laureate Chronicles a Fascinating Life|Chimamanda Adichie|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet responses so far have been muted, with some activists calling for restraint.
This is often of great advantage, as the strength of repose is expressed to a great degree in restraint of movement.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
“This accompanied it,” said Winifred, with a restraint that might have warned her hearer of the passion it strove to conceal.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Freedom and courtesy were so well balanced in this society, that little restraint was put upon conversation.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
The restraint laid upon her was becoming more than she could bear, and she rebelled against it.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
In time of trouble families generally like to be alone, all in all to each other; and a visitor is felt a constant restraint.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley