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refrainment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of refrainment

  1. the checking of one's true feelings and impulses when dealing with others students in the class should show some generosity and refrainment when critiquing the work of their fellow photographers Synonyms of refrainment continence, discipline, discretion, inhibition, constraint, repression, reserve, restraint, self-command, self-control, self-restraint, suppressionWords Related to refrainment command, control, mastery, possession; self-censorship, self-containment, self-denial, self-discipline, self-government, self-mastery, will, willpower; composure, self-poise, self-possession; aloofness, detachedness, distance; bashfulness, modesty, shyness; reticence, silence, taciturnityNear Antonyms of refrainment self-abandonment, uninhibitedness; unrestrainedness; gratification, indulgence, overindulgence, self-indulgence; bluntness, candor, frankness; immoderacy, intemperanceAntonyms of refrainment disinhibition, incontinence, unconstraint


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