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self-control

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2 the checking of one's true feelings and impulses when dealing with others
  • she could be passionate and intense, but generally exercised steely self-control in the company of strangers

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“Self-control.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/self-control. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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