Word of the Month – Self-Restraint

Every month or quarter or so I like to share the definition and maybe the background of a word (i.e. the etymology). This month’s word is Self-Restraint.

restraint exercised over one’s own impulses, emotions, or desires SELF-CONTROL


Since this word is a combination of two words, I find it interesting and there are not a lot of good articles online which explain it’s etymology, so I will share the web search results and etymology of each word separately:

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