Restraining in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Restraining

present participle of restrain | The act by which someone or something is restrained.

Short Example Sentences for Restraining

  • 1. Fred kept a restraining hand on him. 🔊
  • 2. Peter raised a restraining hand. 🔊
  • 3. Braund had some difficulty in restraining his impatience. 🔊
  • 4. How far should we go in restraining activity? 🔊
  • 5. Another restraining act was passed in 1818. 🔊
  • 6. For a long time he succeeded in restraining himself. 🔊
  • 7. Miss Castro raised a restraining hand. 🔊
  • 8. Hence restraining and simplifying sumptuary laws were passed. 🔊
  • 9. Then came the memory of the restraining hand laid on his arm. 🔊
  • 10. And straight through the restraining circle he broke with a groan of anxiety. 🔊
  • 11. Horses that had never known restraining bit or binding saddlestrap. 🔊
  • 12. Sturgess, obeying his guide's restraining hand. 🔊
  • 13. Billy laid a restraining hand upon his father's arm. 🔊
  • 14. But it had no effect in restraining the passion of the Indians. 🔊
  • 15. Virtue, the careful restraining of the passions, is stark madness. 🔊
  • 16. Mr. Wilding set a restraining hand upon Trenchard's arm. 🔊
  • 17. Had he been a coward, a dull fellow tied to women's restraining wills? 🔊
  • 18. Otto Schmidt laid a restraining hand on his lordship's shoulder. 🔊

How to use Restraining in Sentences?

  • 1. Apollonius was far more a restraining influence in this respect than an inspiration. 🔊
  • 2. But war is not the only agency that exerts a restraining influence upon self-destruction. 🔊
  • 3. In some cases he may even lose his sanity for want of a wise restraining influence. 🔊
  • 4. Corinna drew her breath sharply, restraining at the same time an impulse to laugh. 🔊
  • 5. Already however the more radical of Americans were grown restive under his restraining hand. 🔊
  • 6. I was about to make a movement, but Wildfoot put a restraining hand on my shoulder. 🔊
  • 7. In Europe the restraining influence of war upon the suicidal impulse is equally marked. 🔊
  • 8. The restraining Paris corset gave to her luxuriant form a charming modish correctness of line. 🔊
  • 9. Our rescuer had a mind to follow them, but Ann laid a restraining hand upon his arm. 🔊
  • 10. Thus religion had a restraining influence in war throughout antiquity, and in the Middle Ages. 🔊
  • 11. I drew the blade from the scabbard and put a restraining hand upon my horse's rein. 🔊
  • 12. You have never possessed the power of restraining yourself in anything; how, then, should you in this? 🔊
  • 13. Tuscany is only restraining itself out of deference to France, and not to complicate her difficulties. 🔊
  • 14. Even if society may strive to preserve the inefficient and improvident, should it do so by hampering and restraining those wiser and more capable? 🔊
  • 15. My wife, have a care of restraining me, for By Jove, when I set myself to it, I frighten myself. 🔊
  • 16. But then, rising, he flung back his head and shook himself as if throwing off a burden too restraining and irksome. 🔊
  • 17. First there was intercession, pleading for forgiveness for past offences, and for restraining grace for future needs. 🔊