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Sentence count:246+9 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-03-20Updated:2020-07-24
Antonym: incitementSimilar words: restrainunrestrainedconstraintdire straitsnominal interest ratestrainstrainedconstrainMeaning: [rɪ'streɪnt]  n. 1. the of act controlling by restraining someone or something 2. discipline in personal and social activities 3. the state of being physically constrained 4. a rule or condition that limits freedom 5. lack of ornamentation 6. a device that retards something's motion. 
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1. She talked to me without restraint.
2. You showed great restraint in not crying.
3. Sometimes the care workers need to use physical restraint on the hospital patients.
4. The government followed a policy of restraint in public spending.
5. The police were praised for their restraint in handling the demonstrators.
6. Her spending without restraint ran him heavily in debt.
7. Prices continued to rise without restraint.
8. I think you showed admirable tact/restraint/self-control in your answer.
9. He showed admirable restraint, and refused to be provoked.
10. His affections were kept under continual restraint.
11. She was a model of restraint.
12. He exercised considerable restraint in ignoring the insults.
13. Gandhi exemplified the virtues of renunciation, asceticism and restraint.
14. The government called for restraint by both sides.
15. Absolute liberty is absence of restraint.
16. His rage was beyond restraint.
17. He urged restraint on the security forces.
18. He urged the millions of protesters to exercise restraint.
19. The police appealed to the crowd for restraint.
20. They behaved with more restraint than I'd expected.
21. Sometimes police officers have to use physical restraint to control dangerous prisoners.
22. The old sense of deference and restraint in royal reporting has vanished.
22. try its best to collect and create good sentences.
23. He showed/exercised considerable restraint in not suing for a divorce.
24. Children must use an approved child restraint or adult seat belt.
25. They said that they would fight without restraint for what they wanted.
26. Lack of space is the main restraint on the firm's expansion plans.
27. Journalists have exercised remarkable restraint in not reporting all the sordid details of the case.
28. Management is under pressure to set an example on pay restraint.
29. The union said it was unfair to ask workers to adopt a policy of wage restraint.
30. During the recession,[] the government opted for a policy of pay/wage restraint rather than a reduction in public investment.
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