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Synonyms for self-restrained

tending to keep one's thoughts and emotions to oneself

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We thought of him, so faithful in his study and discharge of State affairs; so strong in his devotion to the enduring honour of our country; so self-restrained in his judgments of men and affairs; so uplifted above the clash of party politics, yet so attentive to them; so wise and shrewd in judging between what matters and what does not.
The first type was the "honorable, master of his household, humble, self-restrained, and above all, pious and faithful"; the second was based on the deeds of the veterans and their courage to face violent times.
Wrote a self-restrained Smith--self-restrained in the use of exclamation marks at least:
Ramzy Baroud's self-restrained criticism of Western and some other willing peace teachers, has prompted me to introduce a different point of view, which probably is much more common amongst Westerners than the Palestinians themselves would believe, although the mainstream media, as it happens with many other issues, have successfully managed to keep under a lid.
But this propensity should be self-restrained. At this juncture, Lebanon can no longer afford redundant discourse.
In a case study, a client who frequently self-restrained demonstrated no SIB in any of the four test conditions of a functional analysis except the demand condition (Smith, Lerman, & Iwata, 1996).
It would be a most self-restrained woman who did not crave one of these little rocks, which make you gasp at their intense shimmer as much as their price tag.
But more importantly, they remind us to be self-restrained, not to claim too much for ourselves, to be fully aware of our weaknesses, not least when we are tempted to be critical of the weaknesses of others.
By their very nature of being heat-fused to the pipe, all HDPE fittings are leak-proof and self-restrained. The HDPE pipeline components form a complete system, equivalent in variety of ways to the metal fittings used by municipalities and industrial plants.
Under the program, the city publicizes the self-restrained candidates by noting their fund-raising pledge on its Web site and through a pair of ads published in the legal notices section of the newspaper before the election.