What does restrained mean?

Definitions for restrained
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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say restrained in sign language?

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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. Kaylee Muthart:

    So I pushed my thumb, pointer, and middle finger into each eye. I gripped each eyeball, twisted, and pulled until each eye popped out of the socket — it felt like a massive struggle, the hardest thing I ever had to do, because I could no longer see, I don't know if there was blood. But I know the drugs numbed the pain. I'm pretty sure I would have tried to claw right into my brain if a pastor hadn't heard me screaming, ‘I want to see the light!’ — which I don't recall saying — and restrained me.

  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. William Blake:

    Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.

  4. Martin Luther:

    If he have faith, the believer cannot be restrained. He betrays himself. He breaks out. He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people at the risk of life itself.

  5. Shinichi Hisadome:

    I think this is the first time that criticism of the government itself has been so restrained.

Images & Illustrations of restrained

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