Origin of self-containment
Examples from the Web for self-containment
He had learned self-reliance, which is a good thing, and self-containment, which is a better.The Song of the Wolf|Frank Mayer
He had been shaken and stirred of late out of all his self-containment; Prudence had heard many things from him.The Furnace|Rose Macaulay
There was a self-containment and a lack of self-consciousness on the part of the preacher that was not unnoticed by Sterling.Dorothy Page|Eldridge B. Hatcher
Spare our property now and you shall not rue your self-containment.
And the attitude of the Cabinet since August 1914 had been marked by the utmost caution and self-containment.