self-controlled


self-controlled
showing restraint, able to control one's actions

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • self-controlled — index controlled (restrained), dispassionate, nonchalant, patient, stoical Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • self-controlled — self control ► NOUN ▪ the ability to control one s emotions or behaviour in difficult situations. DERIVATIVES self controlled adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • self-controlled — ADJ GRADED Someone who is self controlled is able to not show their feelings or not do the things that their feelings make them want to do. My father, who had always been very self controlled, became bad tempered and unpredictable …   English dictionary

  • self-controlled — self con trolled adjective not showing any strong emotions such as anger or sadness …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self-controlled — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, accepting, armed with patience, assured, automated, automatic, automatous, balanced, collected, composed, confident, controlled, cybernated, disciplined, endurant, enduring, equanimous, equilibrious, firm… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-controlled — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Tending to keep one s thoughts and emotions to oneself: controlled, inhibited, noncommittal, reserved, restrained, self restrained. See RESTRAINT …   English dictionary for students

  • self-controlled — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : manifesting self control * * * ˌself conˈtrolled ; adjective Main entry: ↑self controlderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-controlled — adjective see self control …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-controlled — See self control. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-controlled — adjective Possessing self control, having mastery of ones own desires …   Wiktionary


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