Self-controlled sentence examples

  • He grew up among enemies, and became artful, suspicious and self-controlled, concealing his feeling behind the mask of an immobile, almost repulsive, coldness.

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  • Aristippus, both in theory and in practice, insisted that true pleasure belongs only to him who is self-controlled and master of himself.

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  • local societies, affiliated but self-controlled, with subsidiary branches and associations (these last being often managed by women).

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  • President McKinley showed himself singularly patient and self-controlled in the midst of the popular excitement against Spain and the clamour for intervention by the United States in behalf of the Cubans; but finally, on the 23rd of March, he presented an ultimatum to the Spanish government, and on the 25th of April, on his recommendation, Congress declared war upon Spain.

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  • His style of eloquence was direct and brilliant, but eminently self-controlled.

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  • Preschoolers with authoritative parents are curious about new experiences, focused and skilled at play, self-reliant, self-controlled, and cheerful.

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  • Popular and socially competent children are able to consider the perspectives of others, can sustain their attention to the play task, and are able to remain self-controlled in situations involving conflict.

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  • The sexuality of a Virgo is easily misinterpreted within the frame of this sign's self-controlled nature.

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