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re·strained

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. restrained, reticent, unemotional(adj)

    cool and formal in manner

  2. restrained(adj)

    under restraint

  3. moderate, restrained(adj)

    marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes

    "moderate in his demands"; "restrained in his response"

  4. quiet, restrained(adj)

    not showy or obtrusive

    "clothes in quiet good taste"

  5. guarded, restrained(adj)

    prudent

    "guarded optimism"

Wiktionary

  1. restrained(Adjective)

    Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.

    He greeted her for the first time in three years with a restrained embrace.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Restrained

    of Restrain

How to pronounce restrained?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of restrained in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of restrained in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of restrained in a Sentence

  1. Justice Babatunde Adejumo:

    The defendants are hereby restrained from carrying out the threat contained in their communique.

  2. Edward R. Murrow:

    I am entirely persuaded that the American public is more reasonable, restrained and mature than most of the broadcast industry's planners believe. Their fear of controversy is not warranted by the evidence.

  3. Erik Pevernagie:

    Keeping a low profile does not allow passion or excitement, unless it is restrained. Lying low does definitely not stand any limelight.

  4. Nie Wen:

    Given exports are unlikely to stage a comeback and a possible slowdown in the property sector, the downward pressure on China's economy is likely to continue, with fourth-quarter economic growth expected to slip to 5.9%, authorities will loosen policies, but in a more restrained way.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

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