What is another word for restraint?

Need synonyms for restraint? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
Unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behaviour
more ❯
“Stone insisted that the judiciary should exercise restraint and recognize the need for the legislative and executive branches to respond to the Great Depression.”
Noun
Deprivation or restriction of personal liberty or freedom of movement
more ❯
“And all this just involves the direct restraint on liberty.”
Noun
A device which limits or prevents freedom of movement
“Never place a rear facing child restraint in front of a passenger side air bag.”
Noun
Understatement, especially of artistic expression
“This tonal restraint also contributes to the antique look of the works, whose distressed and pocked surfaces appear to have weathered over time.”
Noun
Unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behaviour
more ❯
“Her restraint puts people off.”
Noun
Deprivation or restriction of personal liberty or freedom of movement
more ❯
“A warrant for the release of the person under restraint.”
Noun
The quality of being moderate
Noun
The quality or condition of being plain or uncomplicated in form or design
Noun
The property of being thrifty
Noun
A state of bondage, slavery, or subjugation to another person
Noun
The state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled
more ❯
Noun
The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious
Noun
The presentation of something as being smaller or less good or important than it really is
Noun
The quality of being elegant, dignified or classy
more ❯
Noun
A guard, typically made of straps or wire, fitted over an animal's muzzle to stop it biting or feeding
Noun
The state or characteristic of being a virgin
Noun
An emotional difficulty or a psychological inhibition
Noun
Fixed price
Noun
The state of being cautious
Noun
Great embarrassment and shame
Noun
Behaviour in keeping with good taste and propriety
more ❯
Noun
The act or state of eschewing or avoiding something
Noun
A thing that is imposed, in particular an unfair or unwelcome demand or burden
Verb
To make less extreme or uncompromising
more ❯
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
9-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020