self-restraint


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the keeping of one's thoughts and emotions to oneself

Synonyms for self-restraint

exhibiting restraint imposed on the self

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Restraint or self-restraint is considered to be a sign of being politically gutless.
The Islamic Republic of Iran calls on all the neighboring countries in the Southern part of the Persian Gulf who are subject to the current differences to move towards reducing the tensions and returning to calm while exercising maximum self-restraint," he added.
1986) the use of self-restraint in the work place may facilitate problem solving by allowing employees to concentrate on the task.
He said that the Government has chosen to observe patience and self-restraint despite the string of violations committed by Al-Wefaq since it was first established, hoping that the association would reconsider its line and embark on a better course.
We appeal for calm sobriety and self-restraint by all parties concerned," the DFA said.
This vision, beginning with the voluntary recognition of a "Supreme Complete Entity," would set the West on an epochal turn toward divinely inspired self-restraint.
Meanwhile, Shaykh Noor Siddiqi, a spokesman for the Forum, said: "The action of the UK media in not publishing the cartoons is appreciated by British Muslims and we hope that this kind of self-restraint will ultimately lead to a harmonious society.
MANAMA: A leading national rights watchdog yesterday urged all parties to observe self-restraint, stressing the need to foil attempts to subvert security and threaten people's lives.
Moreover, animals with the most varied diets showed the most self-restraint.
He called on the officials for self-restraint and dialogue to preserve Iraq's unity and national harmony.
The crowds of those terrorist groups are still present inside the Lebanese lands, they are seen by the naked eye from the sites of our forces who are practicing the utmost degrees of self-restraint hoping the Lebanese competent authorities to exert their efforts in controlling the borders with Syria in commitment to security in both lands and to protect the innocent citizens' spirits and not to escalate situation which those groups seek to," the Ministry said in a cable sent to the Lebanese Foreign Ministry.
Summary: MP Mohammad Qabbani called on contract workers with Electricite Du Liban to practice self-restraint when dealing with permanent staff at the state-run company during their sit-in.
The fall was attributed to the mood of self-restraint among advertisers in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit northeastern Japan last March, according to the nation's largest ad agency.
CAIRO (Updated 9) - The US Embassy in Cairo denied on Monday press reports which claimed that US offered to send troops to Egypt in order to protect Coptic worship places, calling upon all parties that participated in Maspero's incidents to exercise self-restraint, the official Middle East News Agency reported.
BEIJING MUST EXERCISE MARITIME SELF-RESTRAINT (The Daily Yomiuri as translated from The Yomiuri Shimbun's editorial published June 10)