Translation of self-restraint in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈˌsɛlf rəˈstreɪnt///


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    • I didn't spend my entire time in Vegas sitting amongst gamblers and preaching the puritanical virtue of self-restraint.
    • I didn't know I had quite so much self-restraint.
    • The tattooed person should keep Buddhist precepts of self-restraint to ensure the power of the tattoos.
    • True manhood involved having a strong manly character exemplified by self-control and self-restraint.
    • In the widespread atmosphere of fear about further attacks, the normal sense of self-restraint was not, and did not have to be, exercised by the executive.
    • Thus, one might cultivate and exercise virtues such as self-restraint for the sake of goods, such as a rich and vibrant marriage.
    • It used to be the case that former presidents exercised self-restraint in commenting on the performance of their successors in office.
    • In true bistro tradition, you'll come away a few kilos the heavier unless you exercise some serious self-restraint - take it from me!
    • We believe that the most effective enforcement tool is self-policing and self-restraint.
    • They say British women have no self-restraint.
    • As the storm dies down, the trawlermen, all self-restraint washed away by physical exhaustion, crowd into the galley and reveal their deepest fears to the writer.
    • Schooled in self-restraint and ideals of nobility, she maintains a dispassionate tone, and her captors' treatment of her provides insights denied to most prisoners.
    • Compelling answers to this need for self-restraint, for delayed gratification, are in short supply.
    • Although he has more at stake this year, his self-restraint on these matters, including the prison scandal, has not always prevailed.
    • Civil rights groups and lawyers have approached the attorney general and urged him to issue an informal warning to establish self-restraint by the print and broadcast media.
    • It was this temperance and self-restraint that led to Mendes being noticed in Hollywood.
    • Conservatives practice this self-restraint, which is one reason they have gotten enough moderate voters to win recent elections.
    • He had a keen awareness of the ebb and flow of history, and of the need for consistent jurisprudence, and, above all, self-restraint.
    • The sporting code, which had been rough and ready for most of the nineteenth century, especially in Africa, began to impose more self-restraint on hunters.
    • I think it is really a behavioral thing involving self-restraint.