Sentence Examples


  • Preschoolers with authoritative parents are curious about new experiences, focused and skilled at play, self-reliant, self-controlled, and cheerful.
  • The sexuality of a Virgo is easily misinterpreted within the frame of this sign's self-controlled nature.
  • Aristippus, both in theory and in practice, insisted that true pleasure belongs only to him who is self-controlled and master of himself.
  • Local societies, affiliated but self-controlled, with subsidiary branches and associations (these last being often managed by women).
  • 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.