The act or process of restraining, or of holding back or hindering from motion or action, in any manner; hindrance of the will, or of any action, physical or mental.
The state of being restrained.
That which restrains, as a law, a prohibition, or the like; limitation; restriction.
2008 Australian thriller film
|Example Sentence (Quote)|
" The people have given us the duty to defend them, and that duty sometimes requires the violent restraint of violent men." - George W. Bush